BR 5641 Mk 2d Tourist Standard Open (later RMB) built 1971

BR 5641 Mk 2d Tourist Standard Open (later RMB) built 1971This 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 5641 Mk 2d Tourist Standard Open (later RMB) built 1971
BR 5641 Mk 2d Tourist Standard Open (later RMB) built 1971

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 107
Lot number 30822
Type TSO
First Number 5641
Later Numbers 6723
Present Number 6723
Current Livery West Coast Railways maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Mk 2d. Later converted to Restaurant Miniature Buffet First. 11/09: from East Ham to Carnforth.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
Rarity Several
Storage Secure Open
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/09/2017


 

 











 

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