SR 2186 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1934

SR 2186 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1934This 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 2186 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1934
SR 2186 Four-wheel PMVY (Parcels & Miscellaneous Van) built 1934


Present Location Bluebell
County Location West Sussex
Designed For SR
Build Location Ashford
Diagram number 3103
First Number 2186
Later Numbers S2186S, KDS150
Present Number 2186
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 12/79 by Maunsell Locomotive Society. 4 wheel utility van. Maunsell Olive Green livery. 08/15 at Sheffield Park.
Owner Maunsell Locomotive Society
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2004
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 08/08/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/03/2016




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