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}}101961 was built at Swindon in 1923 to Diagram V14, Lot 896. It is a ‘Mink A’ 4-wheeled ventilated covered van with a 12 ton capacity.<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Atkins, Beard & Tourret (2013)]] p. 34.</ref>  It also carried the Departmental number DW 150066.
 
}}101961 was built at Swindon in 1923 to Diagram V14, Lot 896. It is a ‘Mink A’ 4-wheeled ventilated covered van with a 12 ton capacity.<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Atkins, Beard & Tourret (2013)]] p. 34.</ref>  It also carried the Departmental number DW 150066.
  
101961 arrived on the SVR from Shrewsbury on 6 December 1971.  It was used as a stores van at Bewdley for the next 25 years before restoration began in 1996.<ref>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref> {{As of|2019|5}} it is undergoing work at [[Bewdley Goods Shed]] by the [[Wagon Department]] including the fitting of new doors and a new roof canvas. It is owned by [[The GWR 813 Preservation Fund]].
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101961 arrived on the SVR from Shrewsbury on 6 December 1971.  It was used as a stores van at Bewdley for the next 25 years before restoration began in 1996.<ref>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref> {{As of|2020|8}} it is undergoing work at [[Bewdley Goods Shed]] by the [[Wagon Department]] including the fitting of new doors and a new roof canvas.<ref>[https://www.svrlive.com/blaug20 Branch Lines, August 2020]</ref> It is owned by [[The GWR 813 Preservation Fund]].
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 21:38, 20 December 2020

GWRGreat Western Railway 101961 MinkGWR telegraphic code signifying a covered goods van 'A' Covered Goods Van
GWR 101961 Mink 'A' Covered Goods Van.jpg
GWRGreat Western Railway 101961 MinkGWR telegraphic code signifying a covered goods van 'A' Covered Goods Van
Built By GWRGreat Western Railway Swindon
Status Overhaul
Number 101961
Other Numbers DW 150066
History
Built 1923
Diagram V14
Lot 896
Type 4-w ventilated van
Capacity 12 tons
Telegraphic code MINK A
1971 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley Railway

Goods Wagons

101961 was built at Swindon in 1923 to Diagram V14, Lot 896. It is a ‘MinkGWR telegraphic code signifying a covered goods van A’ 4-wheeled ventilated covered van with a 12 ton capacity.[1] It also carried the DepartmentalRolling stock used for the railway’s own functions (engineering etc.) rather than for general passenger or goods traffic. number DW 150066.

101961 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway from Shrewsbury on 6 December 1971. It was used as a stores van at Bewdley for the next 25 years before restoration began in 1996.[2] As of August 2020 it is undergoing work at Bewdley Goods Shed by the Wagon Department including the fitting of new doors and a new roof canvas.[3] It is owned by The GWR 813 Preservation Fund.

See also

List of goods wagons
Rolling stock currently under restoration

References

  1. Atkins, Beard & Tourret (2013) p. 34.
  2. SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Ninth Edition
  3. Branch Lines, August 2020

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