SR 1745 Four-wheel CCT (Covered Carriage Truck) built 1938

SR 1745 Four-wheel CCT (Covered Carriage Truck) built 1938This 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 1745 Four-wheel CCT (Covered Carriage Truck) built 1938
SR 1745 Four-wheel CCT (Covered Carriage Truck) built 1938

 

Present Location Kent East Sussex
Designed For SR
Build Location Eastleigh
Diagram number 3101
Lot number 972
Type CCTY
First Number 1745
Later Numbers KESR 76
Present Number 1745
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1982. Recently restored: standing at Rolvenden when seen.
Owner Private
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some 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 no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 05/02/2002
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 23/07/2012
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 30/07/2012


 

 














 

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