SECR 153 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1922

SECR 153 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1922

SECR 153 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1922
SECR 153 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1922

 

Present Location Bluebell
County Location West Sussex
Designed For SECR
Build Location Ashford
Diagram number 960
Type PMVY
First Number 153
Later Numbers SR 1994, S1994S, DS/DW70031
Present Number 153
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1973 13T Utility Van. 'Original' Passenger Luggage Van. Bluebell 17/11/73. Builder's plate is Ashford. In use as Mess Van. Restored externally to SECR condition for SECR Centenary, 1999. Occasional operation. Generally stored at Horsted Keynes station.
Owner Bluebell Railway
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2004
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 09/04/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/03/2016


 

 














 

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