SR 1874 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1940

SR 1874 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1940This 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 1874 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1940
SR 1874 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1940

 

Present Location Barrow Hill
Designed For SR
Build Location Eastleigh
Diagram number 3103
Lot number 1092
Type PMVY
First Number 1874
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes W 1980. P 1988 ex Woodhams Barry by Hartland Pres Grp, at Shaws Metals Derby: to Ruddington April 1996. Then to Barrow Hill 11/1999. By 01/13 in blue livery, unnumbered.
Owner Class 20 Group
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
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 Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 09/06/2008
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 12/01/2013
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/03/2013


 

 














 

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