LSWR 911 Six-wheel Third (body only) built 1890

LSWR 911 Six-wheel Third (body only) built 1890This 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 911 Six-wheel Third (body only) built 1890
LSWR 911 Six-wheel Third (body only) built 1890


Present Location Swanage
County Location Dorset
Designed For LSWR
Build Location Nine Elms
Diagram number 9
Type TZ
First Number 911
Later Numbers 695, 0695
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Withdrawn 1921, body sold to Miss Cathcart, Ashbury, and grounded as a chalet at Highcliffe. P 1976 by SST member, at Corfe Castle Station site till 1980: then high on banking near loco shed by bridge. Interior not present; used as store. Craned out 12/09 and now located at Norden - still there 07/16.
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 01/08/1999
Surveyor Jackie Cope
Photo Date 14/07/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 26/07/2016





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