West Coast Joint Stock postal sorting van No 186, 1885

Made:
1885

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WCJS TPO No. 186 - Pigeon Holes.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

West Coast Joint Stock TPO No 186 - 1990.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

West Coast Joint Stock TPO No 186 - 1990.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Postal sorting van/tender, No 186, travelling Post Office with lineside pick-up apparatus, West Coast Joint Stock, built 1885, withdrawn March 1934. Includes mailbag exchange equipment (144"x44"x63"); carriage basket (36"x82"x48") and collection post (134" high x 30"x21").

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DisplayLocation:
National Railway Museum, Station Hall
Category:
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Object Number:
1975-7042
Measurements:
collection post: 3404 mm x 762 mm x 533 mm,
carriage basket: 914 mm x 2083 mm x 1219 mm,
carriage: 2650 mm x 14360 mm,
mailbag exchange equipment: 3658 mm x 1118 mm x 1600 mm,
type:
van
taxonomy:
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle
  • rolling stock
  • mail van
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle
  • rolling stock
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle
  • rolling stock
  • mail van
credit:
British Rail, Historical Relics
status:
Permanent collection

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