SR 4438 Maunsell Brake Unclassed Open (scrapped) built 1933

SR 4438 Maunsell Brake Unclassed Open (scrapped) built 1933This 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 4438 Maunsell Brake Unclassed Open (scrapped) built 1933
SR 4438 Maunsell Brake Unclassed Open (scrapped) built 1933


Present Location Kent East Sussex (scrapped)
County Location Kent
Designed For SR
Build Location Eastleigh
Diagram number 2654
Lot number 708
Type BUO
First Number 4438
Later Numbers 7920, DB975279, KESR 72
Present Number 72
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Additional Notes Converted 1959 to "Ward Car" for Lourdes pilgrims. P 1980 Kent & East Sussex Railway. Scrapped on KESR Summer 1998. Photo: 1984.
Rarity n/a
Survey Date 26/05/1998
Surveyor Paul Holroyd
Photo Date 01/06/1984
Photo by John Lloyd
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/04/2016




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