DSB Danish State 479 Third Open Driving Trailer built 1960

DSB Danish State 479 Third Open Driving Trailer built 1960This 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

DSB Danish State 479 Third Open Driving Trailer built 1960
DSB Danish State 479 Third Open Driving Trailer built 1960

 

Present Location Nene Valley
County Location Peterborough
Designed For DSB Danish State
Lot number 23219
Type DTO
First Number 479
Later Numbers 1710
Present Number 1710
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Built: Scania. Query internationally significant. Former suburban line driving trailer, propelled by diesel loco. Preserved 1978. Driver's compartment now used by Guard. Only one in this country - not known if any preserved in Denmark.
Owner Nene Valley Railway
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Fair
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 11/09/2006
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 29/05/2008
Photo by Mike Haddon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 24/04/2016


 

 










 



 

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