were fitted with mountings permitting a variety of specialist
engineering attachments to be fitted such as the Canadian Indestructable
Roller Device (CIRD) and Farmer plough.
cable should be held above the side escape hatch (for obvious
bogies number 2 and 3 are welded together as per the MkVII,
this seems to have been a typical modification for AVREs. This
photograph also illustrates well the more common form of hull
nut incorporated as part ofthe re-work scheme. Compare these
with the cone shaped bolt covers of the MkIII AVRE above.