SR 1507 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1947

SR 1507 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe 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 1507 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1947
SR 1507 Four-wheel PMVY (underframe only) built 1947


Present Location Bluebell
County Location West Sussex
Designed For SR
Build Location Ashford
Diagram number 3103
First Number 1507
Later Numbers S1507S ADB977182
Present Number ADB977182
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Underframe only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Stored OOU at Eastleigh down carriage sidings until to Bluebell early 2006. Body has been dismantled. As at 10/12, underframe being rebuilt for use under LCDR Third No. 668 (SECR 3188). By 08/15: installed under 668 (qv) which is now undergoing restoration.
Owner Bluebell Railway
External Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Derelict/Not Present
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 18/03/2012
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 08/08/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 26/03/2016

John Bishop 25/11/2007 Earlier condition
John Bishop 25/11/2007 Earlier condition






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