LMS 37700 Luggage & Parcels Van (body only) built 1936

LMS 37700 Luggage & Parcels Van (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

LMS 37700 Luggage & Parcels Van (body only) built 1936
LMS 37700 Luggage & Parcels Van (body only) built 1936

 

Present Location Fersfield Common
County Location Norfolk
Designed For LMS
Diagram number 1870
Type LPV
First Number 37700
Present Number 37700
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Built between 1935 and 1937. Poor condition. Common Farm, Fersfield Common, near Diss, Norfolk.
Grid Reference TM 066842
Rarity Few
Storage Open
Operating No
Photo Date 01/08/2017
Photo by Ken Hartley
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/09/2017

Ken Hartley 01/08/2017: view of other side
Ken Hartley 01/08/2017: view of other side


 

 










 


 

 

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