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LMS Standard Brake Van B950003

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LMS type Brake Van No. B950003. This brake van was built at Derby Works in 1949 to an LMS design. It was purchased by a consortium in 1987 and initially restored for use. It is in the early stages of rebuilding. Work done so far includes fitting a replacement brake wheel, making temporary roof repairs and removing the floor. The van has a vacuum through pipe but no vacuum cylinder.
Builder: British Railways Derby Works Built: 1949
Class or Type: CAO Works No:
Weight: 20 T Running No: 950003
Brake Type: Unfitted/Through-Piped Vacuum Operational Status: Under Restoration
Owner: Tim Oaks Arrived: --/09/10
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