Wembley parcels vans

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Passing Wembley, I saw quite a few parcels vans that look as though they have been there for a few years and have been heavily graffitied. I counted 4 PCVs but Wikipedia says there are 5 - it looked like there are two lines of stock. Does anyone know the full list of ex-RES stock sitting there?

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95761 & 94445 are the two closest to Willesden PRDC with the wagons.
Then in the line closest to the WCML (in order from PRDC end): 94311, 944xx, 944xx, 944xx, 94338, 94310, 94337, 94313
Behind those (not visible from the WCML and again in order from PRDC end): 95727, 944xx, 94153, 94451

The other 4 Mk1 BGs are 94410, 94427, 94450, & 94492. I'm unsure on their exact positions, even after much research.
 

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Thank you, that’s fantastic. More than I hoped for with such a detailed response.

Hopefully someone can help with the positions of the 4 remaining BGs.
 

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little surprised these have survived so long. There has been a bit of a frenzy of scrapping in the recent past with steel prices being so high (iron ore prices are at all time highs).
 

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Cannot see an open thread and not sure about opening new one but does anyone know if that abandoned brake van is still at Ancaster? (between Grantham and Sleaford). Not been to Skeggy by train for years.
 

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little surprised these have survived so long. There has been a bit of a frenzy of scrapping in the recent past with steel prices being so high (iron ore prices are at all time highs).
it depends who owns them. I seem to recall hearing that WCRC are storing a load of them at Carnforth as they have the same wheelsets/bogies as are used on the coaches they use on thier Charters so are an invaluable spare resource
 

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it depends who owns them. I seem to recall hearing that WCRC are storing a load of them at Carnforth as they have the same wheelsets/bogies as are used on the coaches they use on thier Charters so are an invaluable spare resource

The vans at Willesden are/will be probably spare bogies for charter stock based a few miles away in Southall!
 

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Cannot see an open thread and not sure about opening new one but does anyone know if that abandoned brake van is still at Ancaster? (between Grantham and Sleaford). Not been to Skeggy by train for years.

It is, slowly becoming a rail mounted bush.

There is also one at Sibsey in the yard there on it's own track panel, owned by whoever owns the station yard rather than being anything to do with the railway though, I assume it arrived by road.
 

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