BR MK 1 NJV/GUV №94071

№94071 is a BR General Utility Van (GUV) built by BR with the underframe built by York Works and the body and final assembly undertaken by St Rollox Works, Glasgow.
The vehicle had an initial allocation to the Midland region.

The vehicle is fitted with heaters that are attached to the internal ceiling, due to its use as a newspaper van. It is also electrically through wired.

When built the vehicle was numbered №86544 but as various modifications were carried out renumbering to №93544 and then №94071 occurred.

During its mainline career №94071 moved around considerably, with its final allocations at Derby in 1989, Bristol Marsh Junction in 1992 before being stored at Crewe in 1996 prior to preservation at the Northampton & Lamport Railway.

BR MK1 NJV/GUV №94071 at Pitsford & Brampton station sidings. Photo: Gordon Maslin

BR MK1 NJV/GUV №94071 at Pitsford & Brampton station sidings.
Photo: Gordon Maslin

NPCCS BR MK 1 NJV/GUV
Built: 1958 Works №: 86544
Builder: BR York (underframe)
BR St Rollox, Glasgow (body & assembly)
Type: Mk1 NJV / GUV
Diagram №: 811 (NJ501 / NL502 / NM501 / NM502) Weight: 30 ton
Length: 57 ft 02 in Lot №: 30402
№ of Seats: None Load Capacity: 14 ton
Made Redundant / Withdrawn: 1996 Date Preserved: 22nd August 1996
Arrived at NLR: 22nd August 1996 Current Status: Operational