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10 tons Iron Mink covered van at Didcot

  G W R 10 tons Iron Mink covered van 11152


This Great Western Railway Iron Mink covered van has the number 11152. This van was built in 1900 to Diagram V.6, Lot 217 This Iron Mink was at the Didcot Railway Centre.


This wagon has been  painted  blue and with the wording Salvage Save for Victory on it with the number 47305. I think it is now back in black colours.

This Iorn mink van is one of around 50  railway wagons most of which were built by the great Western Railway  or the British Railways Western Region that have been saved at the Didcot Railway Centre that is next to the Didcot mainline railway station.

Below is a list of some of the wagons saved at Didcot


Didcot Railway  Centre wagons

Open wagons wood
Open wagons steel
Covered Vans
Tank wagons
other wagons
Brake vans
12T China clay open wagon 92943
GWR Loco Coal wagon 63066
Mink G 20Ton van  112843
Tar tank wagon No.1
Chaired sleeper wagon 100682
20T Toad brake van  68684
Royal Daylight oil tank wagon 745
Macaw.B no.70335
20T Toad brake van 950592
12 tons Mink A van 101720
Express Dairy tank wagon SR4409

Fruit C 2862

6 wheel Drinking Water Tank Wagon  
Breakdown Train Vehicle no1
10 tons Iron Mink 11152
Breakdown Train Vehicle no 56
Fish Bloate covered van no. 2671
Covered van  WGB 4166  
Covered Van 101836


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Updated 27/11/2014





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