Guards vans

F139 was built at the East Town workshops in Wanganui in 1891 and is a 30ft Clerestory roof guards van. Of 13 similar vans built, 139 is now the sole survivor. The body of a similar van (that has a longer clerestory section) survives at MOTAT in Auckland.

Type:
Guards Van
Status:
Under Overhaul

F678 was built at the Addington Workshops in Christchurch in 1955 and is a 30' steel clad guards van. It is currently on lease from Feilding and District Steam Rail Society and arrived at Silver Stream Railway in October 2013. It is used on our passenger trains on operating days.

Type:
Guards Van
Status:
In Service