LMS 9864 Brake Composite built 1929

LMS 9864 Brake Composite built 1929This 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

LMS 9864 Brake Composite built 1929
LMS 9864 Brake Composite built 1929


Present Location Peak Rail
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For LMS
Build Location Wolverton
Diagram number 1704A
Lot number 454
Type BCK
First Number 9864
Later Numbers M6720M DM395845
Present Number DM395845
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Rebuilt 1942. Later gutted. P 1989 at Butterley: to Peak Rail 7/95. By 10/06 tastefully restored externally in LMS Black with Gold lettering and carrying DM number. Operational (non-passenger) and in demonstration freight train from 2007. Painted black.
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
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 Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Survey Date 17/05/1998
Surveyor Trevor England
Photo Date 02/04/2017
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 17/04/2017





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