M500954

Built Derby 1934
Type Vanfit
Other numbers R40
501438 Fictional Number applied by DCRT
TOPS
Diagram number D1891
Lot number 767
Capacity 12T
Wheelbase 10ft
Condition Restored May 2019
Notes Originally from Rosyth Naval Dockyard
Bought July 2018 from David Clarke Railway Trust
Original Running number likely to be 500954.
M500954 was saved from scrapping program at Barassie and moved to Inverkeithing.  Out of 1000 D1891 vehicles to be built only M500954 moved to this location.  Location was nearest BR site to Rosyth Naval Dockyard.
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Pre-restoration 2018

Relevant Updates:

28/04/19 -Operating arms and bases
22/04/19 An “eggcellent” bank holiday
14/04/19 – It will soon suck once again
07/04/19 – Getting round to the end
31/03/19 – A touch of gloss
24/03/19 – First (spray) Paint
17/03/19 -“You only paint them”
11/03/2019 – Framed again
03/03/19 – Business as usual
19/08/18 The battle is almost over
29/07/18 Matthew 7:25