SR 2142 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1942

SR 2142 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1942This 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 2142 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1942
SR 2142 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1942

 

Present Location Bideford
Designed For SR
Build Location Lancing
Diagram number 3103
Lot number 1191
Type PMVY
First Number 2142
Present Number S2142S
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P??. At Preston Park (Brighton) till 1995: now at Bideford Station. "S2142S" is on solebar. Full overhaul completed by end 2012: included eight new doors and a full SR repaint.
Owner Bideford Railway Heritage Centre
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish 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 30/07/2004
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 01/09/2012
Photo by Clive Fairchild
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 18/05/2013


 

 














 

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