SR 1470 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1951

SR 1470 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1951This 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 1470 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1951
SR 1470 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1951

 

Present Location Ribble Steam Railway
County Location Lancashire
Designed For SR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 3103
Type PMVY
First Number 1470
Later Numbers KWVR 114
Present Number S1470
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1981 after filming 'The Wall' on KWVR as a Stores Van till late 1980's. Stored OOU at Carnforth (deep in undergrowth). By 06/15 to Ribble Steam Railway for the Furness Trust. Intended use is as donor underframe for the Trust's NLR Second No. 106 (body only), in storage on a private site in Blackpool.
Owner Furness Railway Trust
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/09/2017


 

 










 



 

Start Another Search - Vintage Carriages Trust Web Site

Use or publication of this data must acknowledge the Carriage Survey as the source. Information from Railway

 Heritage Register web sites must not be used in a commercial context without the written permission of the

Railway Heritage Register.