Z Class Bogie Brake vans Z571-ZS580

The final design of W.A.G.R. brake van was this group of ten vans. They were similar in layout to the type 17 vans but had plywood sides and a different roof profile.

The careers of these vans are as follows:

No.

Built as class Z

To ZS

Written off

571

November 1970

-

November 1985

572

November 1970

-

November 1985

573

November 1970

December 1982

January 1985

574

November 1970

-

August 1985

575

November 1970

-

August 1985

576

December 1970

December 1981

January 1985

577

December 1970

-

August 1986

578

December 1970

-

November 1985

579

-

December 1970

August 1985

580

-

December 1970

November 1985

The vans converted to ZS standard had knuckle couplers fitted and in at least some cases the roofs lowered so that they could run under loading hoppers.  ZS580 was written back as an SC in 1988

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