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1979 - B.R. Ventilated Van


B.R. Ventilated Van

Model: B.R. Ventilated Van (Overall Model page)
Running Number: E784690
Category: Freight Rolling Stock
Freight Rolling Stock
Model Information: ---
Models Produced: * 63,000
* Information from Triang & Hornby, The Story of Rovex, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - Pat Hammond
Company: B.R. - British Railways
Logo: B.R. Logo
Logo Years: 1965 - 1997
British Railways
Livery: B.R. Goods
B.R. Goods
Livery Details: Various colour schemes.
Company Information: British Railways came into existence in 1948 when the dominating four British railway companies amalgamated. Steam traction on British Railways ended in 1968 and the system was re-branded as British Rail.
Year: 1979
Catalogue Number: R.242
Year Information: ---
Publication: Hornby Railways OO Catalogue 1979 25th Edition
Publication Type: Catalogue
Publication Edition: 25th Edition
Hornby Railways OO Catalogue 1979 25th Edition
Logo & Box Design:

UK Price List: £1.30
Aust Price List: ---
Can Price List: ---

Model Ranking:
Current: 1676 - December 2023
Previous: 1470 - November 2023
Movement: (-206)

Model Year Details (4)

1979 R.242 1979
B.R. Ventilated Van
1980 R.242 1980
B.R. Ventilated Van
1981 R.242 1981
B.R. Ventilated Van
1982 R.242 1982
B.R. Ventilated Van

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