NER 2478 Five Compartment Third (body only) built 1893

NER 2478 Five Compartment Third (body only) built 1893This page is a part of the Herritage Railways Carriage Survey project and is hosted on the internet by The Vintage Carriages Trust (VCT), a volunteer body, based on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway in the United Kingdom. About the Trust: The Vintage Carriages Trust was formed in the late 1960s by a group of volunteers whose interest was in wooden bodied railway carriages. They could see that there was a need to concentrate on the preservation of these historic items which were in grave danger of disappearing due to the weather and vandalism damage and unsuitability for regular use on preserved railways of the day. The Trust became a Registered Charity in 1981 and a Registered Museum in 1992. The Collection held by the Trust is at present nine historic railway carriages, also three small industrial steam locomotives, and a collection of railway posters and other miscellaneous railway items. The Trust owns the Museum of Rail Travel at Ingrow - the first station from Keighley on the Worth Valley Railway. By three phases of building work over the last ten years this has developed into a large museum display and associated workshop, and is the Trustís headquarters. Although the building is named a

NER 2478 Five Compartment Third (body only) built 1893
NER 2478 Five Compartment Third (body only) built 1893


Present Location Earswick
County Location York
Designed For NER
Diagram number 15
Type TZ
First Number 2478
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes 4 and a half compartments of this 5 compartment third still exist. Grounded at a private residence in Earswick, York. Any further details on its history since withdrawal would be gratefully received.
Owner Private
Rarity n/a
Operating No
Photo Date 25/08/2011
Photo by David Cullingworth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 22/08/2017





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