Carriages formerly resident on the SVR

Carriages formerly at the SVR but later moved elsewhere

Group Carriage Description Arrived Left Location now Comment RHRP Database
GWR 333 GWR Hawksworth Full Brake 1985 Didcot Left SVR for GWSR Link
GWR 933 GWR Dean Passenger Full Brake 1968 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWS at Didcot Link
GWR 1150 Toplight 'Snake C' Passenger Brake 1981 2005 Vale of Berkeley Railway Housed a model railway at Bewdley[1] Link
GWR 2148 GWR Hawksworth Brake Third Corridor 1990 2001 Scrapped around 2003.[2] Later DW150403. Left to private site (Enterprise Weaving Company, Firs Industrial Estate, Kidderminster)[3][4] Link
GWR 2202 GWR Hawksworth Brake Third Corridor 1969 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWS at Didcot Link
GWR 2218 GWR Hawksworth Brake Third Corridor 1990 2001 Scrapped around 2003.[5] Later DW150400. Left to private site (Enterprise Weaving Company, Firs Industrial Estate, Kidderminster)[3][4] Link
GWR 3755 GWR Churchward non-corridor Brake Third City stock 1967 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWS at Didcot Link
GWR 3756 GWR Churchward non-corridor Brake Third City stock 1967 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWS at Didcot Link
GWR 4546 GWR Collett bow-ended Corridor Third 1982 1999 West Somerset Railway Used as dormitory coach at SVR, left for South Devon Rly Link
GWR 4872 GWR Collett bow-ended Corridor Third 1986 2008 South Devon Railway Acquired by The GWR 813 Preservation Fund in 1984.[6] Link
GWR 5539 GWR Collett 5-compartment Brake Third 1967 1974 Wishaw Link
GWR 5787 GWR Collett Brake Corridor Third 1967 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWS at Didcot Link
GWR 6290 GWR Dean Four wheel Composite 1971 1972 Didcot Link
GWR 7285 GWR Collett Composite Corridor 1967 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWS at Didcot Link
GWR 7976 GWR Collett Brake Corridor Composite 1973 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWS at Didcot Link
GWR 9001 GWR Collett 12 wheel Special Saloon 1968 1976 BRC Quainton Formerly on loan to SVR Link
GWR 9082 GWR Hawksworth First Sleeper 1971 2005 Crewe Heritage Surplus to SVR needs by 2001 Link
GWR 9113 GWR Collett Ocean Saloon 'Prince of Wales' 1967 1976 Didcot Bequeathed to GWS at Didcot Link
GWR 9631 GWR 'Clapham' Buffet Car 1973 1992 NRM Loan from NRM. Attended Rail 150 at Shildon in 1975.
Used in the SVR's GWR main line set from the mid-1970s.
Link
SR 85 SR Pullman Parlour Third 1993 1997 Barrow Hill SR 285 Link
LNWR 3005 LNWR 6-wheeled saloon, later Army 3005 1971 1985 Kent & East Sussex Loan from Army Transport Trust ex Longmoor Military Rly Link
SR 7803 LSWR Invalid Saloon No. 11, later Army 3007 1971 1985 Kent & East Sussex Loan from Army Transport Trust ex Longmoor Military Rly Link
SR 7913 SECR Open First (later Family Saloon) No.177, later Army 3006 1971 1985 Kent & East Sussex Loan from Army Transport Trust ex Longmoor Military Rly Link
LMS 7991 LMS Tourist Open, originally numbered 5682 1972 2011 Peak Rail Cosmetically restored for Rainhill 1980 Link
LMS 45017 LYR TK, later Medical Officer's Saloon 1974 1974 Peak Rail Moved to Dinting Railway Centre, then to the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester in the early 1990s and to Pak Rail in January 2018.[7] Link
LMS 45021 LMS Bogie District Engineer's Saloon 1972 1975 Strathspey Link
LNER 4229 GNR Brake Composite Corridor 1977 1995 Llangollen GNR BCK 229 of 1912. 4150 Fund mess van,[8] later LNER Coach Fund workshop.[9] 2018 restoration at Llangollen featured in Channel 4's 'Great Rail Restorations with Peter Snow'. Link
LNER 4236 LNER Gangwayed Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) 1975 1983 Later scrapped Attended Rail 150 at Shildon in 1975 Link
LNER 5664 GCR 'Barnum' Third Open 1971 1979 GCR (Northern) Link
BR 1883 BR Mk 1 Bar Car 1990 2007 Weardale One of the last 2 passenger-carrying BR Mk 1 carriages built[10] Sold late 2007.[11] Link
BR 3106 BR Mk 1 First Open 1996 2003[12] WCR Carnforth Link
BR 3785 BR Mk 1 Tourist Second Open 1975 1979 Later scrapped Used as the 'York Buffet' bar at Bridgnorth Link
BR 4584 BR Mk 1 Tourist Second Open 1995 Chinnor & Princes Risborough Left SVR for East Somerset Link
BR 14901 BR Mk 1 Lounge First Corridor 1981 1983 Telford Later No 13360 Link
BR 16232 BR Mk 1 Corridor Composite 1994 2008 Gwili Link
BR 24396 BR Mk 1 Corridor Second 1974 1982 Later scrapped Link
BR 35467 BR Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second 1998 2012[13] Crewe Link
BR 35449 BR Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second 1990 1993 East Lancs Railway Former Taw Valley support coach (ex Southall)[14] Link
BR 35479 BR Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second 1997 2015 Initially to Carnforth Former Taw Valley support coach Link
BR 80307 BR Post Office Sorting coach 1991 2012 Great Central Railway Presented to SVR(H) by the Post Office.[15] Used in 'Thomas' events and for Santa's storage. Link
BR 313 Finch Pullman Kitchen First 1983 1989 WCR Carnforth Now No 99964 Link
BR 317 Raven Pullman Kitchen First 1983 1989 WCR Carnforth Now No 99967 Link
BR 319 Snipe Pullman Kitchen First 1983 1989 WCR Carnforth Now No 99965 Link
BR 324 Amber Pullman Parlour First 1983 1989 WCR Carnforth Now No 99961 Link
BR 329 Pearl Pullman Parlour First 1983 1989 WCR Carnforth Now No 99962 Link
BR 331 Topaz Pullman Parlour First 1983 1989 WCR Carnforth Now No 99963 Link

Carriages scrapped while at the SVR

Group Carriage Description Arrived Scrapped Comment RHRP Database
GWR 160 GWR Autotrailer Third 1969 1969 Later DW150342. Broken for spares for 178 Link
GWR 2214 GWR Hawksworth Brake Third Corridor 1990 1999 Later DW150393. Body scrapped, bogies, drawgear, some doors and windows retained[16] Link
GWR 4886 GWR Collett bow-ended Corridor Third 1973 1987 Broken for spares for 5883, 6045, 9055 and other GWR coaches. Body remained in two halves at Bewdley in use as store sheds until finally broken up.[4] Link
GWR 5136 GWR Corridor Third Brake 1967 1975 Later Internal User 079144.[4] Ex Bridgnorth Buffet, some parts used in 6913 Link
GWR 5240 GWR Corridor Third Brake 1991 1994 Later DW150272.[4] Bogies saved Link
GWR 5786 GWR Corridor Third Brake 1999 Later DW150393. Seen at Willesden in mid-1993.[17] Broken up circa 1999,[4] bogies and parts saved[18]
GWR 5796 GWR Corridor Third Brake 1983 Later DW150341. [4]
GWR 6912 GWR Collett Brake Corridor Composite 1974 1986 Later Internal User 079133. Parts saved, some used in restoration of Siphon G 2926. Underframe later sold to WSR to carry 242 (8242, later 9038)[4] Link
LMS 13045 LMS Corridor Third 1972 1980 Interior used in 2300 Link
LMS 26668 LMS Brake Third Corridor ('Porthole' design) 1973 1975 Bogies retained Link
LMS 27023 LMS Brake Corridor Third 1973 1975 Parts saved Link
LNER 23834 LNER Brake Third Open (later numbered 16600) 1977 1980 Parts used in all SVR based LNER Carriages. Bogies Saved. Link
LNER 9002 Restaurant First Kitchen Car (originally 10211E) 2001 2001 Chassis with LNER 'lightweight bogies' acquired from Shackerstone for spares, remains broken shortly after arrival.[19]
LNER 4069 LNER Brake Gangwayed (Pigeon) (later numbered 70442) 2010 2011 Acquired for spares as part of an exchange deal involving Gresley Full Brake 4149. Parts and underframe used in LNER BTK 24506. Bogies (ex 4149) saved. Link
BR 1678 BR Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (RBR) 1996 2003[20] Dismantled for spares, parts used in 1667 and 1682 Link
BR 4054 BR Mk 1 Tourist Second Open 1977 1989 Parts used in 80776 and 43600 Link
BR 10606 BR Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper 2017 Stripped for spares. Last photographed in 2015, at Kingsbury for scrapping by 2017 Link
BR 10677 BR Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper 2010 2014 Parts used in all SVR based Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper Carriages Link
BR 15553 BR Mk 1 Corridor Composite 1974 1987 Withdrawn from traffic by 1981[21]. Bogies retained, some parts used in 16202 Link
BR 24726 BR Mk 1 Corridor Second 1972 1982 Some parts used in 43612 and 2300 Link
BR 34414 BR Mk 1 Corridor Second Brake (later staff and tool coach) 1989 1989 Ex Frodingham TMD 975127. Scrapped on arrival, bogies used in 34754, parts used in 3083 and 35479. Link
BR 46141 BR Mk 1 Second 1994 Purchased for parts, bogies saved. Link

See also

References

  1. SVR News 62
  2. departmentals website (Retrieved 6 February 2020)
  3. 3.03.1 SVR News 137
  4. 4.04.14.24.34.44.54.64.7 RCTS Preserved Coaching Stock Disposals, GWR (Retrieved 6 February 2020)
  5. departmentals website (Retrieved 6 February 2020)
  6. GWR813.org
  7. LMS Carriage Association blog 4 January 2018
  8. SVR Stock Book Seventh Edition
  9. SVR Stock Book Eighth Edition
  10. SVR News98
  11. SVR News 160
  12. SVR News 148
  13. Last photographed on the SVR in 2012. Was at Crewe by 2014.
  14. SVR News 97
  15. SVR News 101
  16. SVR News 130
  17. Departmentals
  18. SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition
  19. SVR News 138
  20. SVR News 148
  21. SVR News 60

Also various editions of the SVR Stock Book