Diesel Railcar No. 4 was built by Park Royal in 1934 for the GWR.
It is a single car with two driving cabs, so no turntable needed. The transmission is mechanical from the two AEC diesel engines and a maximum speed of 75 mph.
Contemporary and Heritage-Preserved, Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Electric Locomotives
GWR Railcar No. 4, BR W 4 W photograph in York NRM (November 2015)
In 1933, the Great Western Railway introduced the first of a very successful series of railcars designed for use on rural branch lines. Some of the GWR railcars survived in regular use well into the 1960s, but were eventually replaced with the new British Rail "first generation" type diesel multiple units (DMUs).
GWR Diesel railcar No 4 in York NRM (March 2016)
The classic iconic yellow and brown colours and GWR icon of the Great Western Railway
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