LMS 27109 Third Open built 1945

LMS 27109 Third Open built 1945This 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 27109 Third Open built 1945
LMS 27109 Third Open built 1945

 

Present Location Peak Rail
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For LMS
Build Location Wolverton
Diagram number 1999
Lot number 1400
Type TO
First Number 27109
Later Numbers 65830
Present Number 27109
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1984, reportedly by Severn Valley but not seen there. Was at Carnforth till sold to LMSCA 2/00.
Owner LMS Carriage Association
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 12/12/2000
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 02/04/2017
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/04/2017


 

 














 

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