Stockton Darlington Composite (semi-open and saloon) Carriage (replica) built 2017

Stockton Darlington Composite (semi-open and saloon) Carriage (replica) built 2017

Stockton Darlington Composite (semi-open and saloon) Carriage (replica) built 2017
Stockton Darlington Composite (semi-open and saloon) Carriage (replica) built 2017

 

Present Location Beamish
County Location Durham
Designed For Stockton Darlington
Build Location Beamish
Built by Regional Heritage Engineering Centre
Type Replica
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Built 2017 at the Regional Heritage Engineering Centre at Beamish - a newly built body on a re-worked underframe utilising ironwork, wheels and brakegear from the chassis of the former Stockton and Darlington 'Experiment''Tub' or 'Long' Coach (replica) (qv). This new replica - for use on the Pockerley Waggonway - is based on a design by W and A Kitching for the Stockton and Darlington's development of passenger services from 1834. Panels have been completed in solid pine recovered from dismantled church pews. Livery is based on a watercolour in the Beamish archive collection.
Owner Beamish Museum
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Photo Date 08/10/2017
Photo by Paul Abell
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/11/2017


 

 














 

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