Dapol 4F-016-022

Banana Van Tropical Fruit M45 Weathered

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest


Brand:
Dapol
Product Code:
4F-016-022
Category:
Wagons
RRP:
£12.21

To meet the rapid rise in demand for bananas shipped in from the Caribbean, especially constructed steam heated banana vans were manufactured with plywood cladding and insulated bodies that allowed bananas to be shipped in green and ripened en-route.

The Dapol model of the banana van is of a later 1950??s built variant that was steam piped allowing the easy running of interconnected block trains and features:

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