Z Class Bogie Brake vans Z85, 155-157

Z157 running as a VZ. The Guard's duckets have been removed and the hole filled with plywood.

Three new brake vans appeared in 1929 numbered Z11379-11381 and a similar van was rebuilt from one of the type 1 vans Z5067 in 1933-4. The old van retained its 4'-10" bogies when rebuilt and so differed from the other three. The fate of these vans is as given below:

No.

Later No.

Date renumbered

Fitted with electric light

Reclassified VZ

Written off

5067

85

March 1940

?

-

April 1963 (or possibly August 1963)

11379

155

December 1939

June 1957

May 1974

January 1980

11380

156

February 1938

January 1956

-

February 1968

11381

157

April 1937

February 1956

May 1974

January 1983

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