The Acquired Wagons of British Railways Volume 4 (OPC)

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The fourth volume of this interesting survey examining the wagon fleet inherited by British Railways from the ‘Big Four’ railway companies in 1948. This volume focuses on general merchandise vans and containers, as well as special purpose vans and cattle wagons.

Vehicles built for the 'Big Four’ companies are covered in detail, as are those delivered to private owners with their numerous complex door variations, which also came into the inventory of the newly formed BR.

This volume covers one of the biggest categories of wagons inherited by British Railways, covering many types of enclosed van.

The Acquired Wagons of British Railways Volume 4 contains black & white photographs of many different wagon variants, accompanied by descriptions and background information as available. Number ranges or sample numbers of vehicles inherited are also provided where available. Hardback. 144 pages.

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