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|designed  = Stanier
 
|designed  = Stanier
 
|diagram    = 1999
 
|diagram    = 1999
 
|lot        = 1402
 
|lot        = 1402
 
|cartype    = [[:Category:BR Carriage classification codes#LMS Codes|QF]], [[:Category: Carriage Type TO|TO]]
 
|cartype    = [[:Category:BR Carriage classification codes#LMS Codes|QF]], [[:Category: Carriage Type TO|TO]]
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|length    = 57ft
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|weight    = 30T
 
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}}The SVR has three examples of the LMS Third Open (TO), which was designed by Sir William Stanier. Building of this class began in 1938, but the Second Word War delayed the production of later batches. 27270 was built in March 1946 at Wolverton as lot number 1402 to diagram number 1999.  The LMS Open Third carriage seats 56 passengers at tables either side of a central aisle.
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}}The SVR has three examples of the LMS Third Open (TO), which was designed by Sir William Stanier. Building of this class began in 1938, but the Second Word War delayed the production of later batches. The LMS Open Third carriage seats 56 passengers at tables either side of a central aisle.
 
   
 
   
The SVR’s three LMS Third Opens, [[LMS 27218 Third Open|27218]], [[LMS 27220 Third Open|27220]] and 27270, were all rescued intact from Didcot Yard in 1968, arriving on 28 August with other vehicles.  27270 received a major rebuild in 1997/8.  It is owned by [[Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC | SVR(H)]] and forms part of [[Carriages#Set_L|the LMS Maroon set (Set L)]].
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==Service==
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27270 was built in March 1946 at Wolverton as lot number 1402 to diagram number 1999.<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Jenkinson & Essery (1977)]] p. 131.</ref> It saw service with the LMS and later the BR London Midland Region as M27220M<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Longworth (2019)]] p.285.</ref>.
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==Preservation== 
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The SVR’s three LMS Third Opens, [[LMS 27218 Third Open|27218]], [[LMS 27220 Third Open|27220]] and 27270, were all rescued intact from Didcot Yard in 1968, arriving on 28 August with other vehicles.<ref>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref> 27270 received a major rebuild in 1997/8.  It is owned by [[Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC | SVR(H)]] and forms part of [[Carriages#Set_L|the LMS Maroon set (Set L)]].
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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==References==
 
==References==
Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey<br>
 
SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition<br>
 
 
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Latest revision as of 14:59, 11 October 2019

LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 27270 Third Open
LMS 27270 20150320.jpg
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Third Open 27270
Built By LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Wolverton
Status In service
Number 27270
Other numbers M27270M
History
Built 1946
Designed By StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944
Diagram 1999
Lot 1402
Type QF, TO
Length 57ft
Weight 30T
Seats 56 third
1968 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Carriages

The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society has three examples of the LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Third Open (TO), which was designed by Sir William StanierWilliam Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1932-1944. Building of this class began in 1938, but the Second Word War delayed the production of later batches. The LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Open Third carriage seats 56 passengers at tables either side of a central aisle.

Service

27270 was built in March 1946 at Wolverton as lot number 1402 to diagram number 1999.[1] It saw service with the LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway and later the BRBritish Rail or British Railways London Midland Region as M27220M[2].

Preservation

The SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society’s three LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Third Opens, 27218, 27220 and 27270, were all rescued intact from Didcot Yard in 1968, arriving on 28 August with other vehicles.[3] 27270 received a major rebuild in 1997/8. It is owned by SVR(H) and forms part of the LMS Maroon set (Set L).

See also

List of carriages

References

  1. Jenkinson & Essery (1977) p. 131.
  2. Longworth (2019) p.285.
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Ninth Edition

Links