LSWR 773 'Ironclad' Corridor Third built 1921

LSWR 773 'Ironclad' Corridor Third built 1921This 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

LSWR 773 'Ironclad' Corridor Third built 1921
LSWR 773 'Ironclad' Corridor Third built 1921

 

Present Location Horsebridge
County Location Hampshire
Designed For LSWR
Build Location Eastleigh
Diagram number 24b
Lot number 3251
Type TK
First Number 773
Later Numbers 717S, ADS226
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Latterly breakdown train Staff Coach. W 1957. P 1986. At former Horsebridge Station on isolated section of track. Best maintained of the surviving Ironclads: but very little of passenger interior survived Deptl conversion. Overflow guest accommodation.
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 17/11/2000
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 01/11/2000
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/04/2016


 

 










 



 

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