LNER 1770 Third Sleeper (scrapped) built 1951

LNER 1770 Third Sleeper (scrapped) built 1951This 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

LNER 1770 Third Sleeper (scrapped) built 1951
LNER 1770 Third Sleeper (scrapped) built 1951


Present Location Keighley Worth Valley (scrapped)
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For LNER
Build Location Doncaster
Built by BR
Diagram number 369
Lot number 1348
Type SLT
First Number 1770
Later Numbers W1770E KWVR 103
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Additional Notes P 1971 on Worth Valley for accommodation at Haworth. Broken up at Ingrow in 1984. Photo: 1984.
Rarity n/a
Photo Date 31/03/1984
Photo by Paul Holroyd
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/04/2016





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