BR 24839 Corridor Second

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BRBritish Rail or British Railways 24839 Corridor Second
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BRBritish Rail or British Railways Corridor Second 24839
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Derby
Status Static use
Number 24839
Other numbers S24839
History
Built 1955-56
Diagram 146
Lot 30153
Type SK
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]

24839 was built at Derby in 1955[2] or 1956[1] to diagram number 146 of lot number 30153.

24839 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society in December 1986 from Old Oak Common. It is owned by SVR(H) and is one of four such coaches used for staff accommodation at Bridgnorth where it is located adjacent to Platform 1.

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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