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
Diag No

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