SR 1145 Four-wheel PMVY (body only) built 1936

SR 1145 Four-wheel PMVY (body only) built 1936This 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 1145 Four-wheel PMVY (body only) built 1936
SR 1145 Four-wheel PMVY (body only) built 1936

 

Present Location Kent East Sussex
Designed For SR
Build Location Ashford
Diagram number 3103
Lot number 855
Type PMVY
First Number 1145
Later Numbers ADS70217, KESR 79
Present Number ADS70217
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes P 1984. Permanent Way PMVY. By 3/07 body G at Bodiam. Underframe (q.v.) at Tenterden and expected to be used to carry body of LC&DR 108 (3062) (q.v.).
Owner Tenterden Railway Company
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 05/02/2002
Surveyor Gprodn Maslin
Photo Date 23/07/2012
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 30/07/2012


 

 










 



 

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