Offering for sale a superb example of a Wrenn “Fyffes Blue Lable” branded 4 Wheeled Ventilated Van, Wrenn model reference number W5022. This model was introduced by Wrenn in 1968 and production continued until 1992.
There were an number of different colour variations made. This example of the Fyffes wagon is finished in DARK yellow with blue logo and running number B881867. The item was produced in LATE PERIOD THREE 1980. Offered complete with original box, inner yellow sleeve and packaging.
Despite their name, they were also used for vegetable traffic and could be used for general merchandise traffic. Hence why Bisto and Dunlop to name but two transported their goods this way. Vans have been used on the railways since the late 1800’s primarily to transport live stock. With its decline due to abattoirs in the early 20th century, GWR converted these cattle wagons to transport alternative goods.
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