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TITLE
DM297299 SC, a BR breakdown van
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HRS_COACHES_224
PLACENAME
unidentified
DATE OF IMAGE
26 June 1955
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
J L Stevenson
SOURCE
Highland Railway Society
ASSET ID
23802
KEYWORDS
HRS
railway coaches
railway carriages
rolling stock
DM297299 SC, a BR breakdown van

This photograph shows a British Railways breakdown van. It carries the number DM297299 SC. It was based at the company's Polmadie depot.

The M indicates that it originated from the London Midland & Scottish Railway while the D indicates that it was a departmental, non-revenue earning vehicle (i.e. not a passenger coach or goods wagon). The SC indicates it was assigned to BR's Scottish Region.

The Polmadie depot was originally opened by the Caledonian Railway in 1879

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DM297299 SC, a BR breakdown van

1950s

HRS; railway coaches; railway carriages; rolling stock

Highland Railway Society

Highland Railway Society - Coaches

This photograph shows a British Railways breakdown van. It carries the number DM297299 SC. It was based at the company's Polmadie depot.<br /> <br /> The M indicates that it originated from the London Midland & Scottish Railway while the D indicates that it was a departmental, non-revenue earning vehicle (i.e. not a passenger coach or goods wagon). The SC indicates it was assigned to BR's Scottish Region.<br /> <br /> The Polmadie depot was originally opened by the Caledonian Railway in 1879