DAPOL 4F-013-131 OO Gauge Gunpowder Van NE 71420 WEATHERED
The railway companies were once responsible for the movement of gunpowder to military establishments, mines and quarries and they built special vans to carry it safely. Gunpowder vans were run in ordinary goods trains. Their all metal, low-height bodies that were lined internally with wood. Only authorised staff could open the doors and special over-boots were provided to ensure that no sparks were created.