Dapol O United Dairies 6 Wheel Milk Tank 7F-031-000
Dapol O gauge 7F-031-000 6 wheel milk tank wagon with white tank lettered for United Dairies. Expected to feature the pre-war bill-board lettering style.

A detailed model of the 6-wheel express milk tank wagons built from the 1930s for the conveyance of bulk milk from country dairies to the bottling and distribution centres in major cities.

This model features
  • Extremely detailed and accurate tank and chassis
  • Many separately fitted details including ladders and strapping.
  • Spring metal buffers and coupling hook with screw coupling.
  • Partially compensated chassis.
£69.95
MRP £77.50

Will be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 91418)
Dapol O Express Dairies 6 Wheel Milk Tank 7F-031-001
Dapol O gauge 7F-031-001 6 wheel milk tank wagon with blue tank lettered for Express Dairies. Expected to feature the pre-war bill-board lettering style.

A detailed model of the 6-wheel express milk tank wagons built from the 1930s for the conveyance of bulk milk from country dairies to the bottling and distribution centres in major cities.

This model features
  • Extremely detailed and accurate tank and chassis
  • Many separately fitted details including ladders and strapping.
  • Spring metal buffers and coupling hook with screw coupling.
  • Partially compensated chassis.
£69.95
MRP £77.50

Will be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 91419)
Dapol O CWS 6 Wheel Milk Tank Red Tank 7F-031-002
Dapol O gauge 7F-031-002 6 wheel milk tank wagon with red tank lettered CWS for the Co-operative Wholesale Society. Expected to feature the pre-war bill-board lettering style.

A detailed model of the 6-wheel express milk tank wagons built from the 1930s for the conveyance of bulk milk from country dairies to the bottling and distribution centres in major cities.

This model features
  • Extremely detailed and accurate tank and chassis
  • Many separately fitted details including ladders and strapping.
  • Spring metal buffers and coupling hook with screw coupling.
  • Partially compensated chassis
£69.95
MRP £77.50

Will be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 91420)
Dapol O MMB Milk Marketing Board 6 Wheel Milk Tank Blue Tank 7F-031-003
Dapol O gauge 7F-031-003 6 wheel milk tank wagon with blue tank lettered for the Milk Marketing Board. One of the milk tank wagons refurbished for service into the 1970s.

A detailed model of the 6-wheel express milk tank wagons built from the 1930s for the conveyance of bulk milk from country dairies to the bottling and distribution centres in major cities.

This model features
  • Extremely detailed and accurate tank and chassis
  • Many separately fitted details including ladders and strapping.
  • Spring metal buffers and coupling hook with screw coupling.
  • Partially compensated chassis
£69.95
MRP £77.50

Will be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 91421)
Dapol O Unigate Creameries 6 Wheel Milk Tank Silver Tank 7F-031-004
Dapol O gauge 7F-031-004 6 wheel milk tank wagon with a silver tank lettered for Unigate Creameries using the post-war owners' plate style.

A detailed model of the 6-wheel express milk tank wagons built from the 1930s for the conveyance of bulk milk from country dairies to the bottling and distribution centres in major cities.

This model features
  • Extremely detailed and accurate tank and chassis
  • Many separately fitted details including ladders and strapping.
  • Spring metal buffers and coupling hook with screw coupling.
  • Partially compensated chassis.
£69.95
MRP £77.50

Will be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 91422)
Dapol O gauge 7F-031-005 6 wheel milk tank wagon with a white and red tank lettered for St Ivel.
£69.95
MRP £77.50

Will be ordered - delivery as soon as possible.
(Product Ref 96033)
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Through the 1930s larger country dairies were built, collecting milk from farms and allowing milk to be despatched to the city bottling plant terminals in bulk, instead of using the old, small-capacity churns. To accommodate the increasing volume of milk being moved tank wagons were built with glass-lined tanks to ensure cleanliness and 6-wheeled chassis suitable for running long distances and at passenger train speeds.
The railway companies developed regular schedules for the milk services, ranging from dedicated block trains along the main line, through local mainline passenger services collecting and forwarding the tanks to single wagons travelling behind the branch lines passenger train. Each movement was carefully timetabled to ensure the loaded tanks reached the bottling plant the same day and a similar number of empty tanks reached the country dairies. A useful and prototypical source of traffic for layouts of any size in almost any setting.