SR 3554 'Matchboard' Continental Brake Third built 1924

SR 3554 'Matchboard' Continental Brake Third built 1924

SR 3554 'Matchboard' Continental Brake Third built 1924
SR 3554 'Matchboard' Continental Brake Third built 1924

 

Present Location Keighley Worth Valley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For SR
Built by Metro Carriage Wagon
Diagram number 164A
Type BTK
First Number 3554
Later Numbers KWVR 1
Present Number S3554S
Current Livery BR Crimson Lake and Cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes SECR design. Narrow profile (Hastings line), matchboard, continental boat train stock. P 1962 for Westerham branch scheme, but stored until sold to KWVR in 1965. To VCT 07/72. New moquette, to original design. Replacement bogies ex EMU stock. VCT Museum. Refurbished 2010/11, including repaint to Crimson and Cream livery. 02/11: again available for service. 04/18: being repainted into full maroon livery for Keighley and Worth Valley Railway 50th Anniversary events.
Owner Vintage Carriages Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 13/02/2011
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 19/06/2016
Photo by Mike Haddon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/04/2018


 

 










 



 

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