No. 1 Luggage Van (Hornby gauge 0)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

No. 1 Luggage Van (Hornby gauge 0)

BTMM map 033.gif
location:
Arch Three , Area 33
Hornby Series (display)
Shelf 1


Southern Rail brown Luggage Van with a cream roof and the company initials in gold, one letter on either side of the hinged door in the centre, 1928-30.

The covered luggage vans were introduced in 1921 and came in a variety of colours for different railway companies. Automatic couplings were added in 1931, and sliding doors later that year.