LMS 638 MTY (Four wheel Milk Tank) (later, MTZ) built 1927

LMS 638 MTY (Four wheel Milk Tank) (later, MTZ) built 1927

LMS 638 MTY (Four wheel Milk Tank) (later, MTZ) built 1927
LMS 638 MTY (Four wheel Milk Tank) (later, MTZ) built 1927

 

Present Location Midsomer Norton
County Location Bath & North East Somerset
Designed For LMS
Build Location Derby
Diagram number 24
Lot number 1077
Type MTY
First Number 638
Later Numbers ADW 44000, IU 041499
Present Number 041499 44000
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 6 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes One of 7 4-wheel vehicles (638-643) for United Dairies Calveley to Mitre Bridge service. Rebuilt ca 1937 as 6-wheeler to Dgm 1993. P?? by Pete Waterman. Hornsey Up sidings. From there 7/06 to S&DT, Midsomer Norton. By 5/10 at Oakamoor Sidings, Churnet Valley Railway. Reported 06/15 as having moved back to Midsomer Norton "some time ago". 12/19: restoration completed (apart from final work on brake equipment).
Owner Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 21/11/1999
Surveyor Mike Stanbury
Photo Date 08/12/2019
Photo by Bob Edwardes
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/05/2020

Earlier condition 25/08/2006
Earlier condition 25/08/2006

Steve West 15/09/2015: another earlier view
Steve West 15/09/2015: another earlier view


 

 










 






 

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