SECR 152 Four-wheel PMVY (scrapped) built 1922

SECR 152 Four-wheel PMVY (scrapped) built 1922This 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

SECR 152 Four-wheel PMVY (scrapped) built 1922
SECR 152 Four-wheel PMVY (scrapped) built 1922

 

Present Location Gwili (scrapped)
Designed For SECR
Build Location Ashford
Type PMVY
First Number 152
Later Numbers 1993, DS747
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1984 by W Glamorgan CC, initially on BSC sidings (Port Talbot) before moving to Afon Argoed Country Park and at Cynonville Halt till 1995. Then at Cynwyl Elfed; back to operating section of Gwili Railway by 04/05. Roof re-covered (PVC sheeting) by 08/01. 12/13: confirmed by Gwili C&W as scrapped.
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
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 Several
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 22/02/2010
Surveyor Charles Best
Photo Date 12/09/2001
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 23/05/2014


 

 










 



 

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