GWR 4999 semi-enclosed Second Open narrow gauge coach built 1923

GWR 4999 semi-enclosed Second Open narrow gauge coach built 1923

 

Present Location Vale of Rheidol Railway
County Location Ceredigion
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Built by GWR
Diagram number C48
Lot number 1333
Type SO
First Number 4999
Later Numbers M4999W, 4739, 15
Present Number 15
Gauge 1ft 11 3/4in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes As for all the VoR coaches, given M prefix and W suffix by British Railways. Rebuilt in 1983 as a fully-enclosed "Vista Coach". Later became BR 4739. Renumbered into 1-19 series by the new (privatised) Vale of Rheidol Railway in 1989. Now stored out of use.
Owner Vale of Rheidol Railway
Rarity n/a
Operating No
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 29/04/2016


 

 





 

 

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