GWR 118 Tool/Riding Van
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|GWRGreat Western Railway 118 Tool/Riding Van|
GWRGreat Western Railway 118 (Gareth Price)
|Built By||GWRGreat Western Railway Swindon|
|Other Numbers||DW 118|
|Type||4-w riding/dormitory van|
|1968||Arrived on SVRSevern Valley Railway|
It arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway on 4 May 1968 from Stourbridge where it had been paired with GWR 112 Breakdown Tool Van which arrived at the same time.
In November 2013 the Severn Valley Railway Association announced a plan to convert this riding van into a type of flexible family-friendly volunteer overnight accommodation, and organised a raffle to raise funds for this.
- ↑ Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Ninth Edition
Severn Valley Railway Association