LMS 45048 Inspection Saloon
|LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway 45048 Inspection Saloon|
LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Inspection Saloon 45048 (Gareth Price)
|Built By||LMSLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Wolverton|
|Status||Stored awaiting overhaul|
|2015||Arrived on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society|
45048 in preservation
It was purchased for preservation in 1981, initially at Steamport (Southport) before moving to the Gloucester Warwickshire Steam Railway in 1983. Following a lengthy restoration it carried HRH The Princess Royal to open the GWSRGloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (Commonly known as the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway)’s Cheltenham Racecourse Station. It was withdrawn from service suffering from water ingress via a leaky roof, and offered for sale in 2012.
45048 at the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway SocietyIt was acquired by David Postle and moved to the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society by August 2013. As of January 2018[update] it is stored at Bewdley awaiting restoration at the owner’s expense.
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