Dapol 4F-016-039

Banana Van Fyffes Yellow B240725

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Eras
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest
Era 5 (1957 to 1966) British Railways Late Crest

Manufacturer description

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:

 

 

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Dapol
Product Code:
4F-016-039
GTIN:
5016927043179
RRP:
£11.14
Release date:
TBA

Model details

Gauge
OO

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