Dapol 4F-016-023

Banana Van BR Red B881722

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest


Brand:
Dapol
Product Code:
4F-016-023
Category:
Wagons
RRP:
£11.14

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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