BR 80377 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1972

BR 80377 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1972This 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

BR 80377 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1972
BR 80377 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1972

 

Present Location Ribble Steam Railway
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Lot number 30900
First Number 80377
Present Number 80377
Current Livery Royal Mail TPO red
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P and at Kirklees Light Railway, Clayton West, Huddersfield by 8/07. By 12/16: at Ribble Steam Railway.
Owner Ribble Steam Railway
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 31/08/2017

Rob Davidson 05/09/2016: earlier view from other end (at Kirklees LR)
Rob Davidson 05/09/2016: earlier view from other end (at Kirklees LR)


 

 










 





 

 

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