SECR 154 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1922

SECR 154 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) 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 154 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1922
SECR 154 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1922

 

Present Location Mid Hants
Designed For SECR
Build Location Ashford
Type PMVY
First Number 154
Later Numbers 1995, DS792
Present Number 1995
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1976. Stored OOU at Medstead. Plans are to start restoration to SR lined Maunsell green livery towards end of 2008. When seen 04/10 was under restoration at Medstead, with framework being painted, body panels and windows being repaired/replaced. By 05/13 restoration completed - in SR Green and housing a model railway.
Owner Mid Hants Railway
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 15/05/2005
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 02/03/2013
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 26/05/2013


 

 










 



 

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