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Carriages


For an authoritative view on WC&PR carriages see article on Colonel Stephens Museum web site.

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Nos.

Maker


Built

Bought

Origin & comments

Disposed

Photo source

1-6

Lancaster Railway Carriage & Wagon Co Ltd.


Lancaster carriage

1897

1897

Originally built for the Argentine Railway but bought new by the WC&PR when the order fell through.


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1935-40

Stenlake *

7 (later 13)

Great Central Railway?

no picture available



1901

Bought from Great Central Railway.


1940


7-13

Cravens

Carriage No 7

1892

1907

Seven 4-wheeled carriages were bought from the Metropolitan Railway where they were known as the ‘Jubilee’ type. Carriage No 7 is the sole survivor of WC&PR rolling stock. It is now owned by the London Transport Museum and has been fully restored to Metropolitan configuration.


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1940

W-s-M Library

15-17

??

Carriage No 15


1924

Three bought from Southern Railway (originally London & SW Railway). 4-wheeled. Often operated as close-coupled trio.


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1940

W-s-M Library

18

??

Carriage No 18

1891

?

1928

Bought from GWR. Formerly Taff Vale Railway. 4-wheeled with two 2nd class compartments, luggage section and guard’s compartment. Carried only 20 passengers. Was painted dark green. Shown also in old photo in Then & Now -Walton Park.

1940

W-s-M Library

A carriage interior

A carriage interior



Unknown carriage interior



* Photo marked Stenlake reproduced with permission from Old Portishead by John Macleay published by Stenlake Publishing.