British War Department brake van

Huet - British War Department brake van

Prototype

Design

The prototype was based on the standard LSWR brake van.

Operating company/organisation

British War Department
Compagnie du NORD
Midland Railway
Great Eastern Railway
Metropolitan Railway

Years of operation

1914 - 1918 (War Department)
1918+ Midland, Great Eastern and Metropolitan railways
1918 - 1930s (Compagnie du NORD)
1938+ (SNCF)

Model

Manufacturer and supplier

Originally Gerard Huet. From 2014: AMF 87

Item numbers

Huet:
A612 (P:87)
A612N (NEM - although apparently with RP25/88 wheelsets)

AMF 87:
K241 (P:87 or RP25/88 wheelset options available)

Construction

Brass kit.

Supplied decals

Huet:
Nord, SNCF38, SNCF50, UIC.

AMF 87:
Nord, SNCF38, SNCF50.

Price

A612 (P:87) 107.50 (MAY03)
A612N (NEM) 100.00 (MAY03)
K241 145.00 (JUN14)

Availability

Originally released c.2003. Re-released c.2014.

Notes

Built for the British War Department during WW1. Some remained in France after the war.

AMF 87 - K241 ex-WD brake van

British 1:87 Scale Modelling