BR 5376 Mk 2a Tourist Second Open built 1968

BR 5376 Mk 2a Tourist Second Open built 1968This 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 5376 Mk 2a Tourist Second Open built 1968
BR 5376 Mk 2a Tourist Second Open built 1968

 

Present Location Great Central (Northern)
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 86
Lot number 30787
Type TSO
First Number 5376
Present Number 5376
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Mk 2a. Purchased from Riviera Trains 11/10 to extend the Blue/Grey air braked rake.
Owner Great Central Railway (Nottingham) Ltd
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Operating Yes
Photo Date 23/08/2014
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 31/08/2014


 

 










 



 

Start Another Search - Vintage Carriages Trust Web Site

Use or publication of this data must acknowledge the Carriage Survey as the source. Information from Railway

 Heritage Register web sites must not be used in a commercial context without the written permission of the

Railway Heritage Register.