NLR Four-wheel Second (body only: on SR PMVY u/frame)

NLR Four-wheel Second (body only: on SR PMVY u/frame) This 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

NLR Four-wheel Second (body only: on SR PMVY u/frame)
NLR Four-wheel Second (body only: on SR PMVY u/frame)


Present Location Ribble Steam Railway
County Location Lancashire
Designed For NLR
Build Location Bow
Type SY
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Used by Furness Railway workmen's trains. G Ulverston station. P by Lakeside 1971, used as store till 1994. Possibly FY. Restored with £50k HLF grant Appleby Heritage 1/02-3/03, then on to u/f S1496S. First vehicle of FRT's Vintage Train for FR No 20 of 1863. To NRM York by 9/10,then to Ribble Steam Railway by 08/13.
Owner Furness Railway Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 01/01/2005
Surveyor Neil Smith
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/09/2017

As seen 06/12
As seen 06/12

Paul Holroyd 25/08/2011: another earlier view
Paul Holroyd 25/08/2011: another earlier view





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