SR 1312 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1939

SR 1312 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1939

SR 1312 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1939
SR 1312 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1939

 

Present Location Battlefield
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For SR
Build Location Ashford
Diagram number 3103
Lot number 1031
Type PMVY
First Number 1312
Later Numbers War Department MW2; ARMY 47660
Present Number 47660
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Sold to WD 08/01/1941 as mobile workshop. Modified with side panels hinged at the top to form a canopy when opened, it was equipped with a number of machine tools and allocated to Workshop Train No 2. Known to have been in Italy at the end of WW2. By 1957 in use at Long Marston as Army internal use van. Thought to be only surviving workshop van from the 21 Workshop Trains. P 1995 ex MODAD Long Marston. No vacuum brake, handbrake only. Modified by Army and still in Army condition. Used as store by DMU group. Internals not available for access. 11/17: some bodywork repairs under way.
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 05/07/1998
Surveyor Simon Evans
Photo Date 06/06/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/12/2017


 

 










 



 

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