Dapol have announced three new sets of O Gauge Wagons at this past weekends Severn Valley Railway O Gauge Get Together. These include the Great Western ‘MOGO’, the SR 12T van and the Great Western Railway and the Great Western Toad Brake Van. Check out the Great Western Toad Brake Van below:
Great Western Toad Brake Van
After World War One in 1918, more 20-ton vans to the improved design were built with G W R self-contained buffers and given Diagram AA15. A total of 378 were built between 1918 and 1927. The next development was the AA19 which were built between 1927 and 1931 incorporating many RCH parts such as buffers and axleboxes but utilising the same body, total constructed 221 vans. Diagram AA 20 followed was externally identical to the AA19 vans with a total of 354 being built between 1934 and 1943.
The Diagram AA21 was for 100 Vacuum fitted vans built 1939/1940, being built with full vacuum brake gear with the brake cylinder in the front of the brake veranda.
7F-300-002 GWR Toad Brake Van Grey 68684 Diagram AA15
7F-300-003 GWR Toad Brake Van Grey W17953 Diagram AA15
7F-300-004 GWR Toad Brake Van Grey Unnumbered Diagram AA15
7F-300-005 GWR Toad Brake Van Grey 114925 Diagram AA19
7F-300-006 GWR Toad Brake Van Grey W68673 Diagram AA20
7F-300-007 GWR Toad Brake Van Grey 17410 Diagram AA21
7F-300-008 GWR Toad Brake Van Bauxite W17445 Diagram AA21
7F-300-009 GWR Toad Brake Van Bauxite W17390 Diagram AA21
7F-300-010 GWR Toad Brake Van Bauxite Unnumbred Diagram AA21
Expected Q4 2023 - £79.90 (RRP £94.00)