The Wagon Department, based in Bewdley Goods Shed and using GWR 80982 Signal Department Van as a mess room, is an independent part of Bewdley Carriage & Wagon Department, which restores and maintains wagons for use in the Demonstration Goods Train. It was first 'hived off' as a separate department in early 1982.
As of March 2017[update], the most recently restored vehicles are GWR 58725 Improvised Gunpowder Van and GWR 65620 'Vanfit' Covered Goods Van, completed just in time for the 2015 Autumn Gala, GWR 102691 5 plank Open Goods Wagon, completed in early 2016 and GWR 13154 5 plank Open Goods Wagon completed in August 2016. Current projects are WD 55577 Brake Van inside the goods shed and GWR 39860 'Conflat' Container Wagon outside.
Bewdley Down Yard
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