BR 24839 Corridor Second

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


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[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 SVR 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


  1. SVR Stock Book 9th edition
  2. Longworth (2013) p.136.