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LMS Brake Van No. 1692


No. 1692 in Down Yard

Photo:
Robert Frise - No. 1692 in Down Yard


This is the final type of standard Midland Railway brake van, and was built at Derby in 1923, the year of the railway grouping. This 23ft 3in long vehicle was originally vacuum fitted. It was acquired by the Transport Trust in 1968, and was loaned to QRS. It arrived at Quainton on 17th July 1969.

It is now restored to early LMS livery.


Origin :- LMS Date Built :- 1923 Number :- 1692
Diagram :- 5462 Lot :- 977    
Type :- 20 ton Builder :- LMS Derby Wheelbase :- 12' 0"
Owner :- QRS Status :- Operational Location :- Down Yard
Accession No.: W/0076 Arrival Date :- Transport Trust 1969
QRS 1970
   

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