SR 5153 Corridor Composite built 1928

SR 5153 Corridor Composite built 1928This 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 5153 Corridor Composite built 1928
SR 5153 Corridor Composite built 1928


Present Location Kent East Sussex
County Location Kent
Designed For SR
Build Location Ashford
Diagram number 2302
Lot number 160
Type CK
First Number 5153
Later Numbers KESR 55
Present Number 55
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1965. 'The other CK'. 'Stored - restorable'. Photo is 5/98. Sheeted by 6/99: and now (8/07) in headshunt beyond Bodiam.
Owner Tenterden Railway Company
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 05/02/2002
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 26/05/1998
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/04/2016




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