British Coal 21 or 22? Four Compartment 4 wheel Manrider, ex-mining use

British Coal 21 or 22? Four Compartment 4 wheel Manrider, ex-mining use 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

British Coal 21 or 22? Four Compartment 4 wheel Manrider, ex-mining use
British Coal 21 or 22? Four Compartment 4 wheel Manrider, ex-mining use

 

Present Location Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway
County Location South Lanarkshire
Designed For British Coal
Type T
First Number 21 or 22?
Present Number DE14
Gauge 2ft
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Additional Notes History is sketchy. Has LBNGR in large letters on one end so is one of 2 manriders which were previously at Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway before being sold in 2005 or 2006.
Owner Leadhills & Wanlockhead Railway
Rarity n/a
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Photo Date 22/07/2017
Photo by John Bishop
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/08/2017


 

 











 

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