Chemins de Fer de Paris a Lyon et a la Mediterranee (PLM) train ferry van, 1935

Made:
1935
PLM Train Ferry Van No. 475014.

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PLM Train Ferry Van No. 475014.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Train ferry van, Chemins de Fer de Paris a Lyon et a la Mediterranee (PLM), wooden bodied ferry van used for cross channel freight services, No 475014, 1935.

This van was one of 400 identical vehicles owned by the PLM Railway in France, and was built to convey perishable loads from France to England using the train-ferry services instituted in 1936. The vehicle was presented to the National Railway Museum by the French Railways.

Details

Category:
Locomotives and Rolling Stock
Object Number:
1988-7017
type:
railway wagon
taxonomy:
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle
  • rolling stock
credit:
Societe Nationale des Chemins de fer Francais