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Could someone point me in the Direction of finding out what all the names of GWR Wagons and vans relate to.

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David, they are all in the book GWR Goods Wagons by Atkins, Beard & Tourret.  I have a copy.  Any particular thing you are looking for?

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Been a Pro Modeller most of my working days and at 70 decided to build a small GWR Branch but having left the UK 33 years ago and never having Modelled the GWR before, I found the naming of wagon types a little confusing. I just checked the book out a little pricy for my pocket .

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Hi David,

http://www.greatwestern.org.uk/stockcode.htm

They were to my knowledge telegraph codes, so often bear no relationship to their function.
The GWR site is a great source of information (and often modeling inspiration).

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Try this Wiki page, codes are towards the bottom of the page. (amazing what you can find with Google)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Western_Railway_wagons

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Good link that Mike.  It explains all.

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