Barry 15 body; Composite (2 1st, 3 2nd Class Compartments) built 1895

Barry 15 body; Composite (2 1st, 3 2nd Class Compartments) built 1895This 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

Barry 15 body; Composite (2 1st, 3 2nd Class Compartments) built 1895
Barry 15 body; Composite (2 1st, 3 2nd Class Compartments) built 1895

 

Present Location Severn Valley
Designed For Barry
Built by Ashbury
Diagram number 5
Type CZ
First Number 15
Later Numbers 163, 6058
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Under restoration at Hampton Loade. 1910, 163; 1923, 6058. Restoration continues, including new partitions, rebuilt doors, new body mouldings. Now on underframe from SR BY 436 ex Gwili. Sheeted by 6/07.
Owner Barry Railway Carriage Trust
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Fair
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 07/11/2012
Photo by Rob Davidson
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 22/03/2014

Photo by Steve West 22-06-2013
Photo by Steve West 22-06-2013


 

 










 






 

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