GWR 137 4-wheeled full Brake narrow gauge coach built 1938

GWR 137 4-wheeled full Brake narrow gauge coach built 1938


Present Location Vale of Rheidol Railway
County Location Ceredigion
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Built by GWR
Diagram number K43
Lot number 1617
Type BY
First Number 137
Later Numbers M137W, 19
Present Number 19
Gauge 1ft 11 3/4in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes *Not* a rebuild (has beeen reported as being built on the underframe of a 1902-built MCW vehicle: this is not so). Steel underframe. As for all the VoR coaches, given M prefix and W suffix by British Railways. Renumbered into 1-19 series by the new (privatised) Vale of Rheidol Railway in 1989. Originally one of three (Nos. 135 to 137). 135 scrapped by BR London Midland Region in 1968: 136 sold to Welsh Highland Railway, where recommenced running 08/80.
Owner Vale of Rheidol Railway
Rarity n/a
Operating Yes
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 29/04/2016





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