8T Cattle Van

Diagram 1/353 8T Cattle wagon, built by British Railways in 1949. Based on a GWR design, only 1200 were built before it became clear that cattle traffic was being lost to road transport.


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:
2 different skins, randomly selected when placing the vehicle and selectable in Surveyor
5 different roof textures randomly selected

Clean sides

Weathered sides


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