Carriages formerly resident on the SVR

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Carriages formerly at the SVRSevern Valley Railway but later moved elsewhere

Group Carriage Description Arrived Left Location now Comment Vintage Carriages Database
GWRGreat Western Railway 333 GWRGreat Western Railway HawksworthFrederick Hawksworth, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1941-1948 Full Brake 1985 Didcot Left SVRSevern Valley Railway for GWSRGloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (Commonly known as the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway) Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 933 GWRGreat Western Railway Dean Passenger Full Brake 1968 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWSGreat Western Society at Didcot Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 1150 Toplight 'SnakeGWR telegraphic code signifying a passenger brake van C' Passenger Brake 1981 2005 Battlefield Line Housed a model railway at Bewdley[1] Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 2148 GWRGreat Western Railway HawksworthFrederick Hawksworth, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1941-1948 Brake Third Corridor 1990 2001 Scrapped since? Left to private site in Kidderminster[2] Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 2202 GWRGreat Western Railway HawksworthFrederick Hawksworth, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1941-1948 Brake Third Corridor 1969 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWSGreat Western Society at Didcot Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 2218 GWRGreat Western Railway HawksworthFrederick Hawksworth, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1941-1948 Brake Third Corridor 1990 2001 Scrapped since? Left to private site in Kidderminster[2] Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 3755 GWRGreat Western Railway ChurchwardGeorge Jackson Churchward, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1902-1922 non-corridor Brake Third City stock 1967 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWSGreat Western Society at Didcot Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 3756 GWRGreat Western Railway ChurchwardGeorge Jackson Churchward, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1902-1922 non-corridor Brake Third City stock 1967 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWSGreat Western Society at Didcot Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 4546 GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 bow-ended Corridor Third 1982 1999 West Somerset Railway Used as dormitory coach at SVRSevern Valley Railway, left for South Devon Rly Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 5539 GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 5-compartment Brake Third 1967 1974 Gloucs. Warks. Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 5787 GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 Brake Corridor Third 1967 1976 Didcot Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 6290 GWRGreat Western Railway Dean Four wheel CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. 1971 1972 Didcot Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 7285 GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. Corridor 1967 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWSGreat Western Society at Didcot Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 7976 GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 Brake Corridor CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. 1973 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWSGreat Western Society at Didcot Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 9001 GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 12 wheel Special Saloon 1968 1976 BRCBuckinghamshire Railway Centre Quainton Formerly on loan to SVRSevern Valley Railway Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 9082 GWRGreat Western Railway HawksworthFrederick Hawksworth, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1941-1948 First Sleeper 1971 2005 Crewe Heritage Surplus to SVRSevern Valley Railway needs by 2001 Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 9113 GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 Ocean Saloon 'Prince of Wales' 1967 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWSGreat Western Society at Didcot Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 9631 GWRGreat Western Railway 'Clapham' Buffet Car 1973 1992 NRMNational Railway Museum Loan from NRMNational Railway Museum. Attended Rail 150 at Shildon in 1975.
Used in the SVRSevern Valley Railway's GWR main line set from the mid-1970s.
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SRSouthern Railway 85 SRSouthern Railway Pullman Parlour Third 1993 1997 Barrow Hill SRSouthern Railway 285 Link
LNWRLondon & North Western Railway 3005 LNWRLondon & North Western Railway 6-wheeled saloon, later Army 3005 1971 1985 Kent & East Sussex Loan from Army Transport Trust ex Longmoor Military Rly Link
SRSouthern Railway 7803 LSWRLondon & South Western Railway Invalid Saloon No. 11, later Army 3007 1971 1985 Kent & East Sussex Loan from Army Transport Trust ex Longmoor Military Rly Link
SRSouthern Railway 7913 SECR Open First (later Family Saloon) No.177, later Army 3006 1971 1985 Kent & East Sussex Loan from Army Transport Trust ex Longmoor Military Rly Link
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 7991 LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Tourist Open, originally numbered 5682 1972 2011 Peak Rail Cosmetically restored for Rainhill 1980 Link
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 45017 LYR TK, later Medical Officer's Saloon 1974 1974 Peak Rail Moved to Dinting Railway Centre, then to the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester in the early 1990s and to Pak Rail in January 2018.[3] Link
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 45021 LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Bogie District Engineer's Saloon 1972 1975 Strathspey Link
LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 4229 GNRGreat Northern Railway Brake CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. Corridor 1977 1995 Llangollen GNRGreat Northern Railway BCK 229 of 1912. 4150 Fund mess van,[4] later LNER Coach Fund workshop.[5] 2018 restoration at Llangollen featured in Channel 4's 'Great Rail Restorations with Peter Snow'. Link
LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 4236 LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway Gangwayed Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) 1975 1983 Later scrapped Attended Rail 150 at Shildon in 1975 Link
LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 5664 GCRGreat Central Railway 'Barnum' Third Open 1971 1979 GCRGreat Central Railway (Northern) Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 1883 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Bar Car 1990 2007 Weardale One of the last 2 passenger-carrying BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 carriages built[6] Sold late 2007.[7] Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 3106 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 First Open 1996 2003[8] WCRWest Coast Railways Carnforth Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 3785 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Tourist Second Open 1975 1979 Later scrapped Used as the 'York Buffet' bar at Bridgnorth Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 4584 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Tourist Second Open 1995 Chinnor & Princes Risborough Left SVRSevern Valley Railway for East Somerset Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 14901 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Lounge First Corridor 1981 1983 Telford Formerly No 13360 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 16232 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Corridor CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. 1994 2008 Gwili Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 24396 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Corridor Second 1974 1982 Later scrapped Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 35467 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second 1998 2012[9] Crewe Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 35449 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second 1990 1993 East Lancs Railway Former Taw Valley support coach (ex Southall)[10] Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 35479 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second 1997 2015 Initially to Carnforth Former Taw Valley support coach Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 80307 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Post Office Sorting coach 1991 2012 Great Central Railway Presented to SVRSevern Valley Railway(H) by the Post Office.[11] Used in 'Thomas' events and for Santa's storage. Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 313 Finch Pullman Kitchen First 1983 1989 WCRWest Coast Railways Carnforth Now No 99964 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 317 RavenSir Vincent Litchfield Raven, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the North Eastern Railway 1910-1922 Pullman Kitchen First 1983 1989 WCRWest Coast Railways Carnforth Now No 99967 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 319 Snipe Pullman Kitchen First 1983 1989 WCRWest Coast Railways Carnforth Now No 99965 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 324 Amber Pullman Parlour First 1983 1989 WCRWest Coast Railways Carnforth Now No 99961 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 329 Pearl Pullman Parlour First 1983 1989 WCRWest Coast Railways Carnforth Now No 99962 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 331 Topaz Pullman Parlour First 1983 1989 WCRWest Coast Railways Carnforth Now No 99963 Link

Carriages scrapped while at the SVRSevern Valley Railway

Group Carriage Description Arrived Scrapped Comment Vintage Carriages Database
GWRGreat Western Railway 160 GWRGreat Western Railway Autotrailer Third 1969 1969 Broken for spares for 178 Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 2214 GWRGreat Western Railway HawksworthFrederick Hawksworth, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1941-1948 Brake Third Corridor 1990 1999 Body scrapped, bogies, drawgear, some doors and windows retained[12] Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 4886 GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 bow-ended Corridor Third 1973 1987 Broken for spares for 5883, 6045, 9055 and other GWRGreat Western Railway coaches Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 5136 GWRGreat Western Railway Corridor Third Brake 1967 1975 Ex Bridgnorth Buffet, some parts used in 6913 Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 5240 GWRGreat Western Railway Corridor Third Brake 1991 1994 Bogies saved Link
GWRGreat Western Railway 5786 GWRGreat Western Railway Corridor Third Brake Bogies and parts saved
GWRGreat Western Railway 6912 GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 Brake Corridor CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. 1974 1986 Parts saved, some used in restoration of Siphon G 2926. Underframe later sold to WSR to carry 242 Link
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 13045 LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Corridor Third 1972 1980 Interior used in 2300 Link
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 26668 LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Brake Third Corridor ('Porthole' design) 1973 1975 Bogies retained Link
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 27023 LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Brake Corridor Third 1973 1975 Parts saved Link
LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 23834 LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway Brake Third Open (later numbered 16600) 1977 1980 Parts used in all SVRSevern Valley Railway based LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway Carriages. Bogies Saved. Link
LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 9002 Restaurant First Kitchen Car (originally 10211E) 2001 2001 Chassis with LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 'lightweight bogies' acquired from Shackerstone for spares, remains broken shortly after arrival.[13]
LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 4069 LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway Brake Gangwayed Pigeon (later numbered 70442) 2010 2011 Parts and underframe used in LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway BTK 24506. Bogies Saved. Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 1678 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (RBR) 1996 2003[14] Dismantled for spares, parts used in 1667 and 1682 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 4054 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Tourist Second Open 1977 1989 Parts used in 80776 and 43600 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 10677 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper 2010 2014 Parts used in all SVRSevern Valley Railway based Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper Carriages Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 15553 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Corridor CompositeCarriage having more than one class of seating, ie First and Third or latterly First and Standard. 1974 1987 Withdrawn from traffic by 1981[15]. Bogies retained, some parts used in 16202 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 24726 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Corridor Second 1972 1982 Some parts used in 43612 and 2300 Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 34414 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Corridor Second Brake (later staff and tool coach) 1989 1989 Ex Frodingham TMDTraction Maintenance Depot, also referred to as Diesel Depot 975127. Scrapped on arrival, bogies used in 34754, parts used in 3083 and 35479. Link
BRBritish Rail or British Railways 46141 BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mk 1 Second 1994 Purchased for parts, bogies saved. Link

See also

List of carriages on the SVR
Locomotives formerly resident on the SVR
Wagons formerly resident on the SVR
Northern Belle

References

  1. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 62
  2. 2.02.1 SVRSevern Valley Railway News 137
  3. LMS Carriage Association blog 4 January 2018
  4. SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Seventh Edition
  5. SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Eighth Edition
  6. SVRSevern Valley Railway News98
  7. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 160
  8. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 148
  9. Last photographed on the SVRSevern Valley Railway in 2012. Was at Crewe by 2014.
  10. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 97
  11. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 101
  12. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 130
  13. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 138
  14. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 148
  15. SVRSevern Valley Railway News 60

Also various editions of the SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book