SR 1496 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1951

SR 1496 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1951This 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 1496 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1951
SR 1496 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1951


Present Location Ribble Steam Railway
County Location Lancashire
Designed For SR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 3103
First Number 1496
Later Numbers S1496S
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Underframe only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway, where placed under the Furness Railway Trust's restored North London Railway 4-wheel Second carriage body (qv - also at this location). Length adjusted to suit. Body scrapped on site at Lakeside Railway. To NRM York by 08/10, then to Ribble Steam Railway by 08/13.
Owner Furness Railway Trust
External Structural Condition Not Applicable
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Not Applicable
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity n/a
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 30/07/2002
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/09/2017




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