BR 34042 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1952

BR 34042 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1952This 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

BR 34042 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1952
BR 34042 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1952


Present Location Waverley Route Heritage Association, Whitrope
County Location Scottish Borders
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 181
Lot number 30003
Type BSK
First Number 34042
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P prior to 1979. Shamrock Quay, Northam, Southampton. Gutted interior. Only other survivor from this Lot is 34004 at EARM. Left by 08/05. Alleley's Yard at Studley: then 04/07 to Longhoughton Goods Yard, near Alnwick, Northumberland where in use as mess/store. To Whitrope Heritage Centre 09/13 where will continue in use as a store, workshop and mess room. Longer-term, restoration is a possibility. 07/17: confirmed still in situ.
Owner Northumbria Rail
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Fair
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 Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 05/07/2012
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 11/10/2008
Photo by Ben Williams
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 12/08/2017





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