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Wagons At The Didcot Railway Centre

Royal Daylight oil tank wagon no.745

The Didcot Railway Centre

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Royal Daylight oil tank wagon

Royal Daylight oil tank wagon no.745


This Royal Daylight oil tank wagon has the number 745. It was built in 1912 by Hust Nelson and Co.

It has on the lefthand side Write for Prices Anglo American Oil Co.

To-day it would tell you to look on a website not write, how things have changed

This oil tank wagon is one of around 50  GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY wagons that have been saved at the Didcot Railway Centre next to the Didcot mainline railway station.

Below are a links to lists of some of the wagons also saved at

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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Below is some links to som of the wagons saved at these railways




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Updated 27/11/2014





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