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Box Van No. LDB763570

Ventilated van before restoration

Tim Cook - Ventilated van before restoration

A standard ventilated box van, 763570 is fitted with vacuum brakes and is constructed with corrugated steel ends and wooden sides. There were a total of 750 in this lot with 19063 built to this diagram.

It was in engineers' use when purchased from Leyton depot, being painted in olive green. It was withdrawn from British Rail service in March 1988. It is lettered for use in electrification work.

This van was renovated in 2007, requiring attention to its doors, roof and floor.

Ventilated van after recent renovation

Robert Frise - Ventilated van after recent renovation

Origin :- British Rail Date Built :- 1955 Number :- 763570
Diagram :- 1/208 Lot :- 2914 Tare Weight :- 12 ton
Type :- Box Van Builder :- British Rail Wolverton Wheelbase :- -
Owner :- QRS Status :- Restored Location :- Down Yard
Accession No: W/0067 Arrival Date :- 1988    

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