‘SPV’ BR Blue – BR 1/801 Parcel Van OO gauge

£32.95

PRE-ORDER ITEM – pre-order for estimated delivery late 2024

From Rapido Trains UK a BR Diagram 1/801 ‘Blue spot’ Fish Van running No. E87934 used as a SPV (Special Parcels Vehicle) in BR Blue livery. This high quality, detailed, UK designed wagon includes – original buffers, wheels running in metal bearings and NEM coupler pockets. (957007) Blue spot fish vans were made in the 1950’s and 60’s, the first excamples were the LNER Diagram 214 which would become BR Diagram 800. The BR 1 / Diagram 801 vans followed in the early 1960’s these were built at the ex-LNER Faverdale Works in Darlington, County Durham. Faverdale Works was closed in 1963. By 1964 the volume of fish transported by rail had declined so much that British Railways decided to withdraw from the trade. The vans were adapted for various other uses such as the transportation of parcels. ERA: 6

Available on back-order

SKU: OOSPVFishVan957007

Additional information

Weight0.080 kg
Gauge

OO

Wagon Type

Van

ERA

ERA 6

condition

New

Limited Edition

Standard Production

MANUFACTURER

Rapido Trains UK

REGION

British

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