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|diagram    = 2171
 
|diagram    = 2171
 
|lot        = 1588
 
|lot        = 1588
 
|cartype    = [[:Category: Carriage Type BG|BG]]
 
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|weight    = 25T
 
|seats      = None
 
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}}LMS Passenger Brake 31420 was built by BR at Wolverton in 1950 to an LMS design.  This type of 50ft brake vehicle, which was contemporary with the porthole stock, was developed from the shorter [[LMS 2886 Six-wheel Passenger Brake (later 32919)  | ‘Stove-R’]] type vehicle and could take a 12 ton load.  It featured flush sides, unlike the earlier pre-War stock which had beaded panels.
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}}'''LMS Passenger Brake 31420''' is type of 50ft brake vehicle, contemporary with the porthole stock, which was developed from the shorter [[LMS 2886 Six-wheel Passenger Brake (later 32919)  | ‘Stove-R’]] type vehicle and could take a 12 ton load.  It featured flush sides, unlike the earlier pre-War stock which had beaded panels.
  
 
==Service==
 
==Service==
After main line service, 31420 was used as a stationery stores vehicle at the BR printing works at Crewe, where it was given the departmental number XDB 977023.   
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31420 was built by BR at Wolverton in 1950 to LMS Diagram 2171, lot 1588.<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Jenkinson & Essery (1977)]] p. 174.</ref> It later carried the BR number M31420M.<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Longworth (2019)]] pp.313-314.</ref> After main line service ended in 1981, 31420 was used as a stationery stores vehicle at the BR printing works at Crewe, where it was given the departmental number XDB 977023<ref>[[Bibliography#Other References|Longworth (2019)]] p.466.</ref>.   
  
 
==Preservation==
 
==Preservation==
It arrived on the SVR from Stonebridge Park, North London on 29 October 1992, initially intended as a source of bogie spares.  However it has remained intact, being mainly used as a components store at [[Carriage Repair Works|Kidderminster Carriage Works]].  Unlike the other SVR's other LMS-designed but BR-built carriages, 31420 was in the BR Crimson and Cream livery which it would have carried when entering service until a repaint in March 2017.  
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It arrived on the SVR from Stonebridge Park, North London on 29 October 1992, initially intended as a source of bogie spares.<ref>SVR Stock Book Ninth Edition</ref> However it has remained intact, being mainly used as a components store at [[Carriage Repair Works|Kidderminster Carriage Works]].  Unlike the other SVR's other LMS-designed but BR-built carriages, 31420 was in the BR Crimson and Cream livery which it would have carried when entering service until a repaint in March 2017.  
  
 
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File:Gareth Price 5.3.17.JPG | LMS 31420 Gangwayed Full Brake newly repainted in maroon livery 5 March 2017. Photo: Gareth Price
 
File:Gareth Price 5.3.17.JPG | LMS 31420 Gangwayed Full Brake newly repainted in maroon livery 5 March 2017. Photo: Gareth Price
 
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==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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==Links==
 
==Links==

Latest revision as of 15:15, 11 October 2019

LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 31420 Gangwayed Full Brake
LMS 31420 20150516.jpg
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Gangwayed Brake 31420
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Wolverton
Status Static use
Number 31420
Other numbers M31420M, XDB977023
History
Built 1950
Designed By IvattHenry George Ivatt, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway 1946-1948. CME of BR (London Midland Region) 1948-1951
Diagram 2171
Lot 1588
Type BG
Length 50ft 1in
Weight 25T
Seats None
1992 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Carriages

LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Passenger Brake 31420 is type of 50ft brake vehicle, contemporary with the porthole stock, which was developed from the shorter ‘Stove-R’ type vehicle and could take a 12 ton load. It featured flush sides, unlike the earlier pre-War stock which had beaded panels.

Service

31420 was built by BRBritish Rail or British Railways at Wolverton in 1950 to LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Diagram 2171, lot 1588.[1] It later carried the BRBritish Rail or British Railways number M31420M.[2] After main line service ended in 1981, 31420 was used as a stationery stores vehicle at the BRBritish Rail or British Railways printing works at Crewe, where it was given the departmental number XDB 977023[3].

Preservation

It arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from Stonebridge Park, North London on 29 October 1992, initially intended as a source of bogie spares.[4] However it has remained intact, being mainly used as a components store at Kidderminster Carriage Works. Unlike the other SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society's other LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway-designed but BRBritish Rail or British Railways-built carriages, 31420 was in the BRBritish Rail or British Railways Crimson and Cream livery which it would have carried when entering service until a repaint in March 2017.

See also

List of carriages

References

  1. Jenkinson & Essery (1977) p. 174.
  2. Longworth (2019) pp.313-314.
  3. Longworth (2019) p.466.
  4. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Ninth Edition

Links