High Wycombe coal merchant Private Owner coal wagon released as WYCRAIL Exhibition celebrates its 40th year

To mark the annual WYCRAIL model railway exhibition reaching its 40th year, the High Wycombe and District Model Railway Society have commissioned a 7 plank Private Owner coal wagon from West Wales Wagon Wagon Works in the livery of local coal and coke merchant G.E. Stevens.

G.E.Stevens based in the centre of High Wycombe had three of their own wagons, although photographic evidence is extremely scarce the model, utilising the latest Dapol 9 foot wheelbase under frame and 7 plank body, is based on researched information and will be released as wagon No. 9.

Draft artwork for the Limited Edition G.E, Stevens wagon

The model, priced at £14.50 will be available for purchase from the Societies stand at the WYCRAIL exhibition on Saturday 3rd November, from West Wales Wagon Wagon Works at the show, or direct from the Society via the website at www.hwdmrs .org.uk (post and packing charges will apply).

This year’s WYCRAIL ’12 exhibition will be held at a brand new, bigger and brighter, venue: The Cressex Community School, Holmers Lane, High Wycombe, Bucks HP12 4UD on Saturday November 3rd.

Further information and details can be found on the Societies website at www.hwdmrs.org.uk

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