SR 1650 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1950

SR 1650 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) 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 1650 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1950
SR 1650 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1950

 

Present Location East Somerset
Designed For SR
Build Location Lancing
Built by BR
Diagram number 3103
Lot number 3590
Type PMVY
First Number 1650
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Underframe, Ashford; body, Lancing. W 7/1983; P and to East Somerset 1985 for stores use. Restoration virtually completed when seen 02/07.
Owner East Somerset Railway
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
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 Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 14/10/2000
Surveyor Jackie Cope
Photo Date 29/01/2011
Photo by Andrew Jenkins
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/05/2013


 

 














 

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