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{{Infobox carriage
BR Mark 1 Corridor Second (SK) 24839 was built at Derby in 1955<ref> vintagecarriagestrust.org </ref> or 1956<ref>SVR Stock Book</ref> to diagram number 146 of lot number 30153.  
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|image      = BR_24839_20150307.jpg
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|caption    = BR Corridor Second 24839
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|construc  = BR Derby
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|status    = Static use
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|carno      = S24839
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|livery    = Green (unlined)
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|othernos  = M24839, W24839
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|designed  =
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|diagram    = 146
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|lot        = 30153
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|cartype    = [[:Category:Carriage Type SK|SK]]
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|topscode  = [[:Category:Carriage Type SK|AA21]]
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|seats      = 64 (as built)
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|built      = 1955-56
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|years1    = 1986
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|events1    = Entered preservation
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}}The BR Mark 1 Corridor Second (SK) was the most prolific of the Mark 1 passenger stock, with more than 2,200 built. However they were an early candidate for withdrawal, being replaced by Mark 2 Open, HST sets and Networker Turbo units<ref name = StockBook>SVR Stock Book 9th edition</ref>.
  
24839 arrived on the SVR in December 1986 from Old Oak Common. It is owned by [[Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC | SVR(H)]] and is one of four such coaches used for staff accommodation at Bridgnorth where it is located adjacent to Platform 1.
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==Service and preservation==
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24839 was built at Derby in 1955 to Diagram 146 (AA201), Lot 30153. It entered service in the London Midland region in August 1955, transferring to the Western region in May 1983.<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Longworth (2013)]] p.136.</ref>
  
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24839 arrived on the SVR on 11 December 1986 from Old Oak Common.  It is owned by [[Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC | SVR(H)]] and is one of four such coaches converted for use as staff accommodation at [[Bridgnorth]], where it can be seen in "George's siding" adjacent to Platform 1.
Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey<br>
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SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition
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==See also==
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*[[Carriages#BR Designed Coaches | List of carriages]]
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==References==
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==Links==
 
==Links==
[http://www.cs.vintagecarriagestrust.org/se/CarriageInfo.asp?Ref=1708 24839 on vintagecarriagestrust.org]<br>
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*[http://www.cs.rhrp.org.uk/se/CarriageInfo.asp?Ref=1708 24839 on Railway Heritage Register On-Line]
  
==See also==
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{{CarriageNavbox}}
[[Carriages| List of carriages]]
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[[Category: Carriage Type SK]]
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[[Category:Rolling stock, other than locomotives, at Bridgnorth]]
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[[Category: Rolling stock owned by SVR(H)]]
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[[Category: Carriages used for volunteer staff accommodation]]

Latest revision as of 15:20, 7 November 2019

BRBritish Rail or British Railways 24839 Corridor Second
BR 24839 20150307.jpg
BRBritish Rail or British Railways Corridor Second 24839
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Derby
Status Static use
Number S24839
Livery Green (unlined)
Other numbers M24839, W24839
History
Built 1955-56
Diagram 146
Lot 30153
Type SK
TOPS code AA21
Seats 64 (as built)
1986 Entered preservation

Carriages

The BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mark 1 Corridor Second (SK) was the most prolific of the Mark 1 passenger stock, with more than 2,200 built. However they were an early candidate for withdrawal, being replaced by Mark 2 Open, HST sets and Networker Turbo units[1].

Service and preservation

24839 was built at Derby in 1955 to Diagram 146 (AA201), Lot 30153. It entered service in the London Midland region in August 1955, transferring to the Western region in May 1983.[2]

24839 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society on 11 December 1986 from Old Oak Common. It is owned by SVR(H) and is one of four such coaches converted for use as staff accommodation at Bridgnorth, where it can be seen in "George's siding" adjacent to Platform 1.

See also

References

  1. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book 9th edition
  2. Longworth (2013) p.136.

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