Transport Fever

Transport Fever

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GWR Cattle Waggons
Vehicle: Wagon
Tags: British, Uk, Gwr
File Size
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Nov 18, 2017 @ 2:56pm
Oct 20, 2019 @ 3:38am
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GWR Cattle Waggons

GWR Cattle Waggons.
Carries: Livestock only. 2 GWR versions, 2 generic British versions.
Available: 1850-1966

GWR W3 / British Small / GWR W5 / British Large
Available: 1870-1938 / 1850-1938 / 1904-1966 / 1904-1966
Top Speed: 45mph (73kph) / 45mph (73kph) / 75mph (120kph) / 75mph (120kph)
Capacity: 6 / 6 / 8 / 8
Weight: 8t / 8t / 10t / 10t
Lifespan: 40 years / 40 years / 50 years / 50 years
Cost & Maintenance: Set by game.

In 1888 the GWR built 99 Small cattle waggons to the W3 diagram. Some were used into the late 1940s.
From 1902 to 1911 nearly 600 Large cattle waggons were made by the GWR to the W5 diagram. Later more than 250 W1 waggons were fitted with vacuum brakes and also became W5's. Some were still used into the 1960s, whilst others were converted to carry beer barrels and a few for use inspecting tunnels.

Sizes for cattle waggons on UK railways were standised towards the end of the 19th century, the resulting 'Small' size was 13ft long, the resulting 'Large' size was 18ft long.

Only the British versions supports custom colours. No aging or user logo.

Update: Improved detail.
Update: The models are now available as placeable scenery Assets.
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Norfolk_Chris Feb 15, 2018 @ 9:26am 
Isn't it time for a 'Hall' 4-6-0? Probably the most useful loco in the GWR's final years.
Starbucaneer Feb 15, 2018 @ 8:00am 
HI JK, just wanted to say thanks for creating and sharing so many GWR mods. I have most of your workshop in my game. :steamhappy::2016trophy:
4014 FAN Nov 24, 2017 @ 12:18am 
would you make a 2 8 2 o the north?
JK  [author] Nov 23, 2017 @ 9:43am 
There was some standard gauge in the early days of GWR. There's a small possiblity of me doing a 69 Class 2-2-2 from 1856 (as 1850 in game), but not in the foreseeable future. It's also hard to know what is should look like as they were later rebuilt and there wasn't really photography that early.
Norfolk_Chris Nov 23, 2017 @ 1:40am 
We definatly need some earlier British trains in the game; I always start at 1850. The problem for JK is that in that in that era the GWR used the broad guage tracks (7'-!/4'' or 2140mm) that are incompatable with TF.
The rocket is too early and too crude for TF (1832), locomotives developed quickly after that time. It needs something from around 1850, perhaps a LNWR 'Large Bloomer'?
doom_juan Nov 22, 2017 @ 3:20pm 
Play exclusively with all your work on my scale regional maps of West Wales (trying to re-build former railway lines now closed).

What are the chances of you working on George Stephenson's “Rocket” in the future? Would be great to have a very early British train for 1850 play.

Again, thank you so much for all your work - keep it up!
AzureWind91 Nov 22, 2017 @ 8:12am 
Really appreciate the work you do bringing us British trains to use in this game. Thank you!
Samgineer Nov 21, 2017 @ 4:49pm 
added to the collection.
trainguy1993 Nov 21, 2017 @ 1:52pm 
See if you can do LMS equipment as well
JK  [author] Nov 21, 2017 @ 11:14am 
Thanks guys. Yes, I have the Castle on the list and the Hall is potientially a possiblity. I'm hoping to do a 4000 Star class by Christmas, and maybe some other bits & bobs before then.