Unknown (later LNER) five compartment (body only)

Unknown (later LNER) five compartment (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

Unknown (later LNER) five compartment (body only)
Unknown (later LNER) five compartment (body only)

 

Present Location North Lopham
County Location Norfolk
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Additional Notes Has been on this site - at Common Farm, off High Common Road, North Lopham - as a private residence since c.1930. LNER markings are visible (see additional photo below) but was it originally GER? (A second carriage formed part of the same dwelling until c.2015 when that one was moved to the Cambridge area where it is believed to be under restoration). Any further information on either vehicle would be gratefully received.
Owner Private
Grid Reference TM 029822
Rarity n/a
Storage Open
Operating No
Photo Date 01/08/2017
Photo by Ken Hartley
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/09/2017

Ken Hartley 01/08/2017: end detail
Ken Hartley 01/08/2017: end detail

Ken Hartley 01/08/2017: detail from waist panel
Ken Hartley 01/08/2017: detail from waist panel


 

 










 


 

 

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