SR 1544 Four-wheel PMVY (body only) built 1947

SR 1544 Four-wheel PMVY (body only) built 1947This 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 1544 Four-wheel PMVY (body only) built 1947
SR 1544 Four-wheel PMVY (body only) built 1947

 

Present Location Blakemere
Designed For SR
Build Location Ashford
Diagram number 3103
Lot number L3229
Type PMVY
First Number 1544
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Grounded body. P at Blakemere. In BR blue. On house move to go with other items to Old Radnor, Powys. Used as store.
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Fair
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 Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Operating No
Survey Date 10/09/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 04/09/2013
Photo by Alan Tagg
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 23/11/2013


 

 










 



 

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