Quickview: Rapido Trains gunpowder vans

10 March 2022
Howard Smith takes a first look at these highly-anticipated new wagons from the manufacturer.

It was July of last year when we saw prototype samples of the new gunpowder vans emerge from Rapido Trains. Production models are now en-route to customers, and we've been sent examples of (902005) Diagram Z4 No. 105780 in GWR livery and (902006) RCH pattern in late LMS grey depicting No. 701016. Ahead of my review in the May 2022 issue of BRM, here's a brief overview:

Read the full review in the May 2022 issue of BRM.

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