SR 1368 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1939

SR 1368 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1939This 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 1368 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1939
SR 1368 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1939


Present Location Blakemere
County Location Herefordshire
Designed For SR
Build Location Ashford
Diagram number 3103
Lot number A1031
First Number 1368
Later Numbers 024671
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Acquired late 2002/early 2003 from Longsite Depot, Manchester. One side and entire roof completely missing. P Blakemere. On house move to go with other items to Old Radnor, Powys. By 10/13 only one end and one side of the body survive - now noted as "underframe only". Underframe to be used for 4-wheel coach restoration.
External Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
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 25/03/2016





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