BR 14057 Mk 2a Brake Corridor First built 1967

BR 14057 Mk 2a Brake Corridor First built 1967This 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 14057 Mk 2a Brake Corridor First built 1967
BR 14057 Mk 2a Brake Corridor First built 1967

 

Present Location Great Central (Northern)
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 163
Lot number 30775
Type BFK
First Number 14057
Later Numbers 17057 35512
Present Number 35512
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Mk 2a. Purchased privately early 2003. Sold from Kineton to Bo'ness by 10/05. Was under overhaul for main line set BK 01, but to sold Great Central Railway (Northern) at Ruddington by 12/09. Overhaul and repaint completed by 5/10.
Rarity Several
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Operating Yes
Photo Date 23/08/2014
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 31/08/2014


 

 










 



 

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