BR 26157 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1963

BR 26157 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1963This 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 26157 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1963
BR 26157 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1963

 

Present Location Ecclesbourne Valley
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 146
Lot number 30726
Type SK
First Number 26157
Later Numbers E26157 M26157
Present Number M26157
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes E19157 reported as allocated but not applied. P 1983 by Trains for Pleasure, resold to Peak Rail 1986 but remained at Butterley till 1989; back to Butterley 1995 on 5-year plus loan. Maroon livery by 08/06, but un-numbered. From Butterley to Wirksworth 04/10. By 09/13 restored in BR Maroon and in service.
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 29/06/2014
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 27/08/2017
Photo by Mike Haddon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 09/09/2017

Craig Browning 09/07/2016: another view
Craig Browning 09/07/2016: another view


 

 

















 

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