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SR 6 and 4 wheel tankers , a bit of info on running them.


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Hi

I did not know where to put this and if i have put it in the wrong place,sorry, but i throught some of you would find this Interesting bit of info on the make up of milk tankers within a train.

Darren

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The SR four wheel milk "vans" were constructed in 11/31 and withdrawn in 1936, because of their rough riding at speed.

 

The six wheel "vans" were introduced in 05/34 and survived until 1980.

 

I've used the description of van because, whether they had a fixed tank or carried a mobile tanker, they were regarded as coaching stock, so you will find their history in Mike King's book An Illustrated History of Southern Coaches.

 

Bill

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