GWR 2815 Fruit C Van

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GWRGreat Western Railway 2815 Fruit C Van
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GWRGreat Western Railway 2815 Fruit C Van
Built By GWRGreat Western Railway Swindon
Status Static use
Number 2815
Other Numbers 70843, DW150343
Built 1937
Diagram Y9
Lot 1606
Type 4-w ventilated van
Capacity 10 tons
Telegraphic code FRUIT C
Brakes DCIII Dual braked
2015 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley Railway

Goods Wagons

GWRGreat Western Railway Fruit C Van 2815 was built at Swindon in 1937 as lot number 1606 to diagram Y9, the last GWRGreat Western Railway diagram to feature DCIII brakes. It was numbered 70843 in the goods series and later 2815 in the 'Brown vehicle' series, being vacuum fitted for running in passenger services as Non Passenger Carrying Coaching Stock. It also carried departmental number DW150343.

2815 was formerly at Rowden Mill station in Herefordshire, where it had been preserved since 1989. It was purchased on behalf of Hampton Loade Station Fund in September 2015 for static use as a store at Hampton Loade, arriving at Kidderminster by road in November 2015.

See also

List of goods wagons