GWR 'Toad' brake van

Lima #3166[a] GWR Toad brake van

Prototype

Operating company/organisation

GWR, BR (GW)

Years of operation

c.1915 to 1950s and into preservation (sometimes as a passenger carrier, see here)

Model

Manufacturer

Lima

Model/catalogue/item number

3166[a] The "20 Tons" marking is on a panel next to the vehicle number.

3166[b] The "20 Tons" marking is on the end-most panel.

Construction

Assembled. Plastic with some metal fittings.
Couplers: continental loop-type, press-fitted to chassis on a swivel mount. For Kadee replacements use long centre-shank types.
Wheelsets: axle length 24.5mm, wheel diameter 12mm.
Marked vehicle number: 114756.

Availability

Produced in 1976.

Suppliers

See Buying second-hand.

British 1:87 Scale Modelling