Metropolitan 465 'Dreadnought' 9-compartment third built 1919

Metropolitan 465 'Dreadnought' 9-compartment third built 1919

Metropolitan 465 'Dreadnought' 9-compartment third built 1919
Metropolitan 465 'Dreadnought' 9-compartment third built 1919

 

Present Location Keighley Worth Valley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For Metropolitan
Built by Metro Carriage Wagon
Type T
First Number 465
Later Numbers KWVR 2
Present Number 465
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Only survivor of this class but is a very standard suburban coach! So: 'unique', but also 'typical'. Round-top doors. Bogie/underframe overhaul completed Summer 2004. 2013-18 loaned to Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Quainton Rd. By 2019: returned to Ingrow where further detailed enhancements are now under way, 08/19. 03/21: now repainted in "Railway Children" filming livery (see main photo).
Owner Vintage Carriages Trust
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Some Interest
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 28/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 28/03/2021
Photo by Paul Holroyd
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 12/04/2021

Steve West 04/09/2015: earlier livery - London Transport Brown
Steve West 04/09/2015: earlier livery - London Transport Brown


 

 

















 

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