BR 24918 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1956

BR 24918 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1956This 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

BR 24918 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1956
BR 24918 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1956

 

Present Location Ecclesbourne Valley
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 146
Lot number 30153
Type SK
First Number 24918
Later Numbers M24918 E24918
Present Number M24918
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1981, on Dean Forest till 1990, then Cholsey/Wallingford: to Gloucs Warks Summer 00. Severe corrosion at outer ends & behind missing panel in toilet: ceiling bowed. Variety of moquettes on seating. To Stratford & Broadway at Long Marston by 11/08. To Ecclesbourne Valley Railway at Wirksworth 01/13. By 07/16 externally repainted.
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 10/04/2005
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 09/07/2016
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 09/09/2017

Mike Haddon 27/08/2017: later, end view
Mike Haddon 27/08/2017: later, end view


 

 

















 

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