BR 16267 Composite Corridor

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BRBritish Rail or British Railways 16267 CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. Corridor
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BRBritish Rail or British Railways Corridor CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. 16267
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Derby
Status In service
Number SC16267
Other numbers 7267, SC16267
History
Built 1966
Diagram 126
Lot 30730
Type CK
Seats 24 first, 18 standard
1983 Preserved on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society
1999 Fully refurbished

Carriages

16267 is a BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mark 1 Corridor CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. (CK) carriage. The term 'composite' refers to the use of more than one class of seating, in this case four first class compartments and three second class compartments. For the second class compartments, BRBritish Rail or British Railways followed the seating plans used by the pre-nationalisation companies in each region, with LMR and ER carriages generally having seats with arm rests allowing six passengers per compartment while WR and SRSouthern Railway carriages had no arm rests permitting 8 passengers per compartment[1].

16267 in service

16267 was built in 1963 at Derby to Diagram 126 (AA301), Lot 30730. It was the last Mk 1 CK built. It entered service in the Scottish region, later reallocated to the Eastern region in July 1966[2].

16267 in preservation

16267 was withdrawn from service in at Leeds in 1983, arriving on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society the same year. It received a full refurbishment in 1999. 16267 normally forms part of the BRBritish Rail or British Railways Crimson & Cream set, but was photographed in March 2015 in the BRBritish Rail or British Railways Maroon set. It is owned by the SVR Charitable Trust.

See also

List of carriages

References

  1. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book 9th Edition
  2. Longworth (2013) pp.113-114.

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