United Dairies – milk tank OO



Limited edition 4 wheel milk tank wagon commissioned by West Wales Wagon Works and made by Dapol in 2004. Limited edition of 135 pristine wagons this is no. 116 of 135 (running no. 638). United Dairies was formed in 1915 when Wiltshire United Dairies, Great Western Dairies and Metropolitan merged in an attempt to keep the companies running during the First World War. Starting as a wholesale concern the company was joined by a number of retailers in 1917 and the business would continue to flourish buying a number of other dairies as the war ended. By the 1950’s United Dairies was the largest dairy company in the UK, it would merge with Cow & Gate forming Unigate in 1959. United Dairies had a long association with the railways in particular Southern Railway and would buy and supply its own tankers to go onto the railways chassis’. ERA’s: 2, 3 and 4. This model is in excellent, like new condition with all buffers and couplings intact. Box is in good condition, with some light wear. Original box with West Wales Wagon Works limited edition sticker.

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