LMS 27162 Third Open built 1945

LMS 27162 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 27162 Third Open built 1945
LMS 27162 Third Open built 1945


Present Location Ecclesbourne Valley
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For LMS
Build Location Wolverton
Diagram number 1999
Lot number 1401
Type TO
First Number 27162
Later Numbers M27162M M38746M
Current Livery LMSR
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes LMS Stanier 'Period 3'. Latterly Exhibition van. P 1978 by GCR Coach Group at Quainton Road. To Wirksworth by 5/09, then by 1/10 for external restoration to Rail Restorations NE, Shildon. Back to Wirksworth 3/10. Interior subsequently restored at Wirksworth by 04/11. Badly damaged by accidental fire 10/11. Rebuild of damaged area now progressing - externally complete 04/14.
Owner LMS Carriage Association
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 12/02/2012
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 23/04/2014
Photo by Derek Mason
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 16/07/2016

Craig Browning 09/07/2016. Another view
Craig Browning 09/07/2016. Another view






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