B850498

 

Built Ashford 1950
Type Shocvan
Other numbers
TOPS VSV
Diagram number 1/207
Lot number 2158
Capacity 12T
Wheelbase 10ft
Condition Operational, restored April 2018
Notes Former grounded body from Swithland Sand & Gravel
Mounted on LMS tank wagon chassis 162588 from Foxfield Railway 14/12/17
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Pre-restoration November 2017
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Re-wheeled December 2017

Relevant Updates:
05/01/18 The Winter Project
09/01/18 Axle Exams
14/01/18 Bars and ‘End Doors’
21/01/18 Shock and Parcels
28/01/18 Posters, Postals and Photo-charters!
04/02/18 Sheet, Mail and more Shock Gear
18/02/18 Brakes, Brake Vans and Broken Floors
04/03/18 Two become one
11/03/18 Shocking stencils
18/03/19 Snow, Scraping and Sanding
25/03/18 We have painted!
29/03/18 Signwriting preparation
01/04/18 Top coat on
02/04/18 Final Touches and Signwriting
08/04/18 B850498 Job Done
15/04/18 A very blue Fish Van