SR 1249 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1935

SR 1249 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1935This 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

SR 1249 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1935
SR 1249 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1935

 

Present Location Spa Valley
Designed For SR
Build Location Ashford
Diagram number 3103
Lot number 824
Type PMVY
First Number 1249
Later Numbers ADS160
Present Number 1249
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1995 by Vale of Glamorgan Railway Society (ex Allied Steel & Wire), at Cardiff Bute Road till 1997. Used as Stores. Interior has some graffiti but is undamaged. Repainted to SR Dark Green by Summer 2006. To Spa Valley Railway 8/09.
Owner Spa Valley Railway
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Not Applicable
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 Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 28/07/2001
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 09/04/2005
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/12/2010


 

 










 



 

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