GWR 4786 Full Third

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GWRGreat Western Railway 4786 Full Third
GWR 4786 GarethPrice.jpg
GWRGreat Western Railway 4786 (Gareth Price)
Built By GWRGreat Western Railway Swindon
Status Stored awaiting overhaul
Number 4786
Other numbers DW 150208
History
Built 1928
Designed By CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941
Diagram C54
Lot 1369
Type TK
1986 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley Railway

Carriages

GWRGreat Western Railway CollettCharles Benjamin Collett, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Great Western Railway 1922-1941 Bow-Ended Coach No 4786 is a standard 57ft full third coach, completed in June 1928 to diagram C54, lot 1369. The internal layout as built seated 64 passengers in eight compartments, with a side corridor and a toilet cubicle at each end. It later saw DepartmentalRolling stock used for the railway’s own functions (engineering etc.) rather than for general passenger or goods traffic. use as No DW 150208. The coach was originally bought by SVR(H) and was latterly used as accommodation at Kidderminster. As of 2015 it was stored in the vicinity of Kidderminster Carriage Shed awaiting repairs.

See also

List of carriages

References

Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey

SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Ninth Edition

Links

4786 on vintagecarriagestrust.org