Living Museum of the Great Western Railway

No 263 - S&T Dept. Mess Van

Originaly built in 1905 as a 20t brake van 56867 to Diagram AA.2, one of 30 brake vans in Lot 477. The vehicle was later upgraded to 25t. In 1952 British Rail converted it to an S&T Riding Van.

The roof was re-canvassed and some woodwork replaced and repaired in 2019 and the vehicle fully repainted in 2020.

Build date
1905 (converted 1952)
Built at
GWR Swindon
Lot Number
477
Diag No
AA2

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