Historical information

Van 8 NUU - Louvered Van Louvred Truck (11) (on u/frame of 110 NQR) Untrafficable NUU LOUVRED TRUCK. Seven louvre vans for carrying general goods were built during 1899-1901, with another one in 1906 and a further six in 1911, a total of 14 louvre vans numbered 1-14. The term Louvred Truck describes the sides which consist of fixed louvres for ventilation. The aim was to keep the goods inside cool. VR Service History : *NUU 8.VA - 20/ 7/1906 NWS Built new - / /1926 - To NU 8.VA - NU 8.VA - / 9/1928 - Modified AC Malco 21/12/1953 - Sold (to) Coulston & Hyder RS54/338

Significance

Historic - Victorian Railways Narrow Gauge - Rolling Stock - Louvred Van

Physical description

Wooden Louvered Van on under frame of 110 NQR - Made of Timber on a Wrought iron frame - current condition Untrafficable

Inscriptions & markings

8NUU