SR 1469 Bulleid Third Open built 1950

SR 1469 Bulleid Third Open built 1950This 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 1469 Bulleid Third Open built 1950
SR 1469 Bulleid Third Open built 1950


Present Location Keighley Worth Valley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For SR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number 2017
Lot number 3581
Type TO
First Number 1469
Later Numbers S1469 S1469S E1469 K&WVR 5
Present Number S1469S
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1969 by VCT. Used extensively in the early days of the Worth Valley Railway. Very long restoration almost completed by 02/11. The 'definitive' vehicle? - other examples are in regular traffic or do not have an assured future.
Owner Vintage Carriages Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much 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 Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 19/03/2006
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 11/02/2012
Photo by Mike Haddon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/04/2016





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