ex-LMS 12T Steel Van

A total of 1000 steel vans to diagram 1828 were built in 1929-1930 for the LMS, 400 of these by the Metropolitan Cammell Carriage Wagon and Finance Company (lot 484). Known numbers include 173153, 17622, 174383, 178788 and 179403.


Opening doors

Doors open and close when loading/unloading.

Doors may be 'posed' in the open position in Surveyor and Driver. They will automatically be closed when either the handbrake is released or the vehicle becomes part of a train with a locomotive

Animated brake gear

The brake gear mirrors the handbrake state of the vehicle

The pictures show the handbrake on and off

Working vac pipes and screw couplings

Physics:  Physics are disabled when the vehicle is not part of a train with a locomotive (it becomes a 'scenery' object, reducing the load on the graphics engine)


Livery and weathering details:
3 different skins, randomly selected when placing the vehicle and selectable in Surveyor
5 different roof textures randomly selected


Slightly weathered

Heavily weathered


Return to rolling stock page


Designed for 1024x768 or higher screen size. All original content is Copyright ©2007