Alex Seal

Banana Vans

Elders & Fyffes Ltd. / Geest Ltd. / Jamaica Producers Association

In late 1950s suitable SR vans, BR 1/242 and all BR 1/246 had better insulation fitted, steam heating removed and were painted with yellow spots to identify they weren't fitted with steam heating.

http://www.warwickshirerailways.com/gwr/moorstreet-gwr-article6.htm

        Nos Qty Date Lot        
BR   1/240   B880000 to B880279 280           LMS D2111
BR   1/241   B880280 to B880429 150           LMS D2111
BR   1/242   B880430 to B881129 700     10ft 0in     2mm Association 2-563
978-1-900298-03-2, 978-1-900298-14-8x2
BR   1/243   B881130 to B881369? 240?     10ft 0in     978-1-900298-03-2
BR   1/244   B88136?0 to B881609 ?     10ft 0in     978-1-900298-03-2
BR   1/246   B882237? B881610-B882236 / B882238-B882637       10ft 0in     978-1-900298-03-2 x2, 978-1-900298-14-8
GWR   Y4                 978-1-900298-03-2
GWR   Y7   W105561-105660       9ft 0in      
GWR   Y12   W105501-W105547       9ft 0in      
LMS   D1660     400     9ft 0in      
LMS   D2111   570000 to 570099 100     9ft 0in     2mm Scale Association
GER   42 8T         11ft 6in      
LNER   52 10T E158254-E158353       9ft 0in      
LNER   140 10T E217262-E217285 / E235196-E235245       10ft 0in      
SR   1478   S50575-S50774              
SR   1479   S50775-S50899             978-1-900298-14-8