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}}16202 is a BR Mark 1 Corridor Composite (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, BR 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 SR carriages had no arm rests permitting 8 passengers per compartment.<ref name=Stockbook>SVR Stock Book 9th Edition</ref>
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}}16202 is a BR Mark 1 Corridor Composite (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, BR 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 SR carriages had no arm rests permitting 8 passengers per compartment.<ref name=Stockbook>SVR Stock Book 9th Edition</ref>
  
 
16202 was built at Derby in 1961 to diagram number 128 of lot number 30666.<ref name = RHRCS>Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey</ref>  It was slightly damaged in an accident on the Southern Region, leading to an early withdrawal from service in 1977.  It arrived on the SVR in May 1977 from Micheldever, Hampshire.<ref name=Stockbook/>   
 
16202 was built at Derby in 1961 to diagram number 128 of lot number 30666.<ref name = RHRCS>Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey</ref>  It was slightly damaged in an accident on the Southern Region, leading to an early withdrawal from service in 1977.  It arrived on the SVR in May 1977 from Micheldever, Hampshire.<ref name=Stockbook/>   

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BRBritish Rail or British Railways 16202 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. 16202
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Derby
Status In service
Number 16202
Other numbers W16202
History
Built 1961
Diagram 128
Lot 30666
Type CK
Seats 24 first, 24 standard (as built)
1977 Preserved on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Carriages

16202 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]

16202 was built at Derby in 1961 to diagram number 128 of lot number 30666.[2] It was slightly damaged in an accident on the Southern Region, leading to an early withdrawal from service in 1977. It arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society in May 1977 from Micheldever, Hampshire.[1]

The carriage was refurbished in 1999, with a further overhaul and repaint in 2011. It is normally used in the BRBritish Rail or British Railways Crimson & Cream running set, and is owned by SVR(H).

See also

References

  1. 1.01.1 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book 9th Edition
  2. Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey

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