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The wagon was one of 10 donated to the SVR in July 1969 by the British Sugar Corporation at Foley Park. A further four were donated in May 1971, although by 1990 all but 4 had been cut up as beyond economical repair. In 1971 the wagon was repainted in the fictitious livery of the “Lothian Coal Co., Newbattle. No 37".  
 
The wagon was one of 10 donated to the SVR in July 1969 by the British Sugar Corporation at Foley Park. A further four were donated in May 1971, although by 1990 all but 4 had been cut up as beyond economical repair. In 1971 the wagon was repainted in the fictitious livery of the “Lothian Coal Co., Newbattle. No 37".  
  
By 1990, all but 4 had been cut up as beyond economical repair.<ref name=SB9/> The Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey includes a [http://www.ws.vintagecarriagestrust.org/ws/WagonInfo.asp?Ref=8149 photo] dated August 2010 by Gareth Price of the wagon in the storage area adjacent to Kidderminster Railway Museum, still carrying the fictitious "Newbattle 37" livery.  By 2015 it was no longer at that location; the current location and status of this wagon are unknown.
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By 1990, all but 4 had been cut up as beyond economical repair.<ref name=SB9/> The Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey includes a [http://www.ws.rhrp.org.uk/ws/WagonInfo.asp?Ref=8149 photo] dated August 2010 by Gareth Price of the wagon in the storage area adjacent to Kidderminster Railway Museum, still carrying the fictitious "Newbattle 37" livery.  By 2015 it was no longer at that location; the current location and status of this wagon are unknown.
  
 
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==References==

Latest revision as of 22:55, 25 March 2020

LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 37 (fictitious) Open Wagon
Built By LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Derby
Status Unknown
Number 37 (fictitious)
Other Numbers BSCBritish Steel Corporation, or British Sugar Corporation 7
History
Built Unknown
Type 4-wheel 7-plank open
1969 Donated to SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Goods Wagons

This 4-wheeled 7-plank Tippler wagon was built by the LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway at Derby, although the precise build date and LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway number are unknown.[1] It was later acquired by the British Sugar Corporation for use at the Foley Park factory where it was numbered 7[2].

The wagon was one of 10 donated to the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society in July 1969 by the British Sugar Corporation at Foley Park. A further four were donated in May 1971, although by 1990 all but 4 had been cut up as beyond economical repair. In 1971 the wagon was repainted in the fictitious livery of the “Lothian Coal Co., Newbattle. No 37".

By 1990, all but 4 had been cut up as beyond economical repair.[2] The Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey includes a photo dated August 2010 by Gareth Price of the wagon in the storage area adjacent to Kidderminster Railway Museum, still carrying the fictitious "Newbattle 37" livery. By 2015 it was no longer at that location; the current location and status of this wagon are unknown.

References

  1. Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey
  2. 2.02.1 SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Ninth Edition

See also

List of goods wagons

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