Pullman GER 119 CAMBRIA Pullman Kitchen First (scrapped) built 1920

Pullman GER 119 CAMBRIA Pullman Kitchen First (scrapped) built 1920This 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

Pullman GER 119 CAMBRIA Pullman Kitchen First (scrapped) built 1920
Pullman GER 119 CAMBRIA Pullman Kitchen First (scrapped) built 1920

 

Present Location Robertsbridge (scrapped)
Designed For Pullman GER
Built by Clayton
Type FK
First Number 119 CAMBRIA
Later Numbers DE960820, KESR 71
Present Number DE960820
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 6-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 11/1920; Clayton Wagons, Lincoln. 12-w timber monocoque construction. Kitchen removed 6/1924, rebuilt 6/1934 as FB, W 1938, then Mess/tool van 960820. P 1980 from Beighton. KESR, then Robertsbridge. Arson burnt 6/00: bogies etc to go to Royal Deeside.
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 06/03/1999
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 10/10/2000
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/02/2013


 

 














 

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