Hornby R60088 20T BR (ExLMS) Brake Van - Era 7 - Chester Model Centre

Hornby R60088 20T BR (ExLMS) Chester S&T Brake Van - Era 7

R60088

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Hornby R60088 20T BR (ExLMS) Chester S&T Brake Van - Era 7

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Until 1968, fully fitted freight trains were required by law to be carry a break van at the end. The brake van provided brake functionality to help slow the train as well as acting as a space in which the trains guard could carry out additional duties such as paperwork. As a result most brake vans featured a stove and desk on top of the brake apparatus.The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) built 2653 20 ton break vans between 1933 and 1947. These featured a wooden structure that spanned most of the frame, with open covered areas at either end to provide the guard with an excellent view of the train.

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