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LNER Gresley Open Third (TO) No 43612 was built at York in 1934.  It was withdrawn from BR service in 1963 and used as an office until condemned in 1977.
 
LNER Gresley Open Third (TO) No 43612 was built at York in 1934.  It was withdrawn from BR service in 1963 and used as an office until condemned in 1977.
  
43612 came to the SVR from Norwich in 1979.  Following a lengthy and comprehensive restoration, the coach first appeared in traffic in September 1996.  It is owned by [[Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC | SVR(H)]]..
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43612 came to the SVR from Norwich in 1979.  Following a lengthy and comprehensive restoration at Bridgnorth and Kidderminster, the coach first appeared in traffic in September 1996.  It is owned by [[Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) PLC | SVR(H)]]..
  
 
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==Sources==

Revision as of 21:06, 29 April 2015

LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway Open Third 43612

LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway GresleySir Nigel Gresley, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London & North Eastern Railway 1923-1941 Open Third (TO) No 43612 was built at York in 1934. It was withdrawn from BRBritish Rail or British Railways service in 1963 and used as an office until condemned in 1977.

43612 came to the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society from Norwich in 1979. Following a lengthy and comprehensive restoration at Bridgnorth and Kidderminster, the coach first appeared in traffic in September 1996. It is owned by SVR(H)..

Sources

Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey
LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway (SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society) Coach Fund

Links

43612 on vintagecarriagestrust.org
43612 on lnersvrcoachfund.org.uk

See also

List of carriages