SR 1346 Maunsell Third Open built 1933

SR 1346 Maunsell Third Open built 1933This 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

SR 1346 Maunsell Third Open built 1933
SR 1346 Maunsell Third Open built 1933

 

Present Location Wishaw
Designed For SR
Build Location Eastleigh
Diagram number 2005
Lot number 706
Type TO
First Number 1346
Later Numbers S1346S DS70201, 083181, KESR 78
Present Number 78
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Lancing/Eastleigh. P 1982 KESR; Robertsbridge by 6/99. Damaged in WWII bombing raid at Clapham Junction, subsequently rebuilt. Private owner by 02/02: to be restored (rebuilt?) using major parts from 3690 (q.v.), then to go to Swanage. In the event, by 11/11 owned by the Swanage Railway and to Rampart Enginering at Derby for a final assessment ahead of planned first stage restoration - will go to Swanage in due course. Seen at Moveright International, Wishaw (GR SP 180 945) 06/13. looked as if some work done at the gangwayed end, but a long way from being restored.
Owner Swanage Railway
External Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Poor and Incomplete
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
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 Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 06/03/1999
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 10/10/2000
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 14/09/2013


 

 










 



 

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