SR 47660 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1939

SR 47660 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1939

SR  47660 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1939
SR 47660 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1939

 

Present Location Battlefield
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For SR
Where built Ashford
First Number 1312
Present Number 47660
Other numbers War Department MW2; ARMY 47660
Diagram number 3103
Lot number 1031
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Good
Operating No
Stored Secure Open
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Notes Sold to WD 08/01/1941 as mobile workshop. Modified with side panels hinged at the top to form a canopy when opened, it was equipped with a number of machine tools and allocated to Workshop Train No 2. Known to have been in Italy at the end of WW2. By 1957 in use at Long Marston as Army internal use van. Thought to be only surviving workshop van from the 21 Workshop Trains. P 1995 ex MODAD Long Marston. No vacuum brake, handbrake only. Modified by Army and still in Army condition. Used as store by DMU group. Internals not available for access. 11/17: some bodywork repairs under way.
Inspected by Simon Evans
Date of Inspection 05/07/1998
Photo by Steve West
Photo Date 06/06/2015
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/12/2017

 
 

 

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