Metropolitan 509 'Dreadnought' 7-compartment First built 1923

Metropolitan 509 'Dreadnought' 7-compartment First built 1923

Metropolitan 509 'Dreadnought' 7-compartment First built 1923
Metropolitan 509 'Dreadnought' 7-compartment First built 1923

 

Present Location Keighley Worth Valley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For Metropolitan
Built by Metro Carriage Wagon
Type F
First Number 509
Later Numbers KWVR 3
Present Number 509
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Rare example of first-class commuter vehicle. Round-top doors. Bogie/underframe overhaul completed 3/02. VCT Museum, Ingrow.
Owner Vintage Carriages Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 28/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 28/06/2008
Photo by Mike Haddon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/04/2016


 

 














 

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