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25594 was built at Wolverton in 1958 to Diagram 146 (AA201), Lot 30426. It entered service in the London Midland region in February 1958, transferring to the Western region in June 1981.<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Longworth (2013)]] p.136.</ref>   
 
25594 was built at Wolverton in 1958 to Diagram 146 (AA201), Lot 30426. It entered service in the London Midland region in February 1958, transferring to the Western region in June 1981.<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Longworth (2013)]] p.136.</ref>   
  
25594 arrived on the SVR in December 1986 from Old Oak Common.  It is owned by [[Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC | SVR(H)]]<ref name = StockBook/> 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.
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25594 arrived on the SVR on 11 December 1986 from Old Oak Common.  It is owned by [[Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC | SVR(H)]]<ref name = StockBook/> 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==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 15:22, 7 November 2019

BRBritish Rail or British Railways 25594 Corridor Second
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BRBritish Rail or British Railways Corridor Second 25594
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Wolverton
Status Static use
Number S25594
Livery Green (unlined)
Other numbers M25594, W25595
History
Built 1958
Diagram 146
Lot 30426
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. Those in the Western and Southern regions seated eight per compartment, while those on Midland and Eastern routes seated six per compartment. Early examples featured veneered walls, while later batches used formica laminates. The SKs were an early candidate for withdrawal, being replaced by Mark 2 Open, HST sets and Networker Turbo units[1][2].

Service and preservation

25594 was built at Wolverton in 1958 to Diagram 146 (AA201), Lot 30426. It entered service in the London Midland region in February 1958, transferring to the Western region in June 1981.[3]

25594 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)[1] 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. 1.01.1 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book 9th edition
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Charitable Trust
  3. Longworth (2013) p.136.

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