One thing is certain there are very few facts about these vehicles. The mineral and goods wagons were originally North Wales narrow gauge railway before being absorbed into the Welsh Highland Railway. It is not clear if the brake van was an N.W.N.G vehicle originally. Van No.2 and the mineral wagons had doors on one side only, the other side sporting the s" shaped brake lever. The Brake van is distinctive in having end windows and sides with both sliding and hinged doors.