LMS 5682 Tourist Open built 1926

LMS 5682 Tourist Open built 1926This 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 5682 Tourist Open built 1926
LMS 5682 Tourist Open built 1926

 

Present Location Peak Rail
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For LMS
Built by Metro Carriage Wagon
Diagram number 1745
Lot number 185
Type TO
First Number 5682
Later Numbers M7991M, MSC3
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Sold to Manchester Ship Canal Co. 1958. P 1972 by Historic Rolling Stock Group, on Severn Valley till 1980. Cosmetically restored 1980 for the Rainhill event. Since then the vehicle has been heavily vandalised and has deteriorated beyond economic repair. 9/09, offered free to a good home - to Peak Rail by 06/11.
Owner LMSCA member
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 27/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 30/07/2011
Photo by Tom Bowen
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 25/04/2016


 

 










 



 

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