GER Six-wheel 6 Compartment Third (body only)

GER Six-wheel 6 Compartment Third (body only) This 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

GER Six-wheel 6 Compartment Third (body only)
GER Six-wheel 6 Compartment Third (body only)

 

Present Location Wells-next-the-Sea
County Location Norfolk
Designed For GER
Type TZ
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes 02/17: one of two bodies exposed by demolition of residential property at Estover Road, March in which they were enclosed side by side (see second additional photo below). 06/17: moved to Wells and Walsingham Light Railway and at 08/17 being used there as a tea room.
Owner Wells and Walsingham Light Railway
Rarity n/a
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Photo Date 01/08/2017
Photo by Ken Hartley
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 11/09/2017

Jim Deane 12/02/2017: detail view (on site at March)
Jim Deane 12/02/2017: detail view (on site at March)

John Bishop 30/10/2015. Earlier view: enclosed in house now demolished
John Bishop 30/10/2015. Earlier view: enclosed in house now demolished


 

 














 

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