BR Mark I Passenger Carrying [Non-gangwayed]

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A standard gauge carriage at a narrow gauge railway, BS 43266 is pictured at the Teifi Valley Railway, Henllan where it was used for volunteer accommodation before being broken up in 2003. BSK 34460 can be seen in the background which was similarly used and also broken up in 2003.

TypeNumberDisposal
BS43159Despatched from Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire (with 46140 & 46213) on 10th January 1978, to Cresswell, Staffordshire (junction for Cheadle branch), then vanishes! 46140 & 46213 (see below) were subsequently sold from Ellastone, presumably referring to The Titanic Steamship Company, Crab Key, Ellastone, Staffordshire. Was 43159 located with them and if so precisely where?
BS43161Preserved at Mid Hants Railway, arrived 6/4/78, then to The Sidings, Station Road, Witney, Oxfordshire for use as a restaurant (with FO 3043). Scrapped on site following a fire.
BS43181Originally numbered 53181. Preserved at Keighley & Worth Valley Railway 1971. Disposed of to Armytage & Sons, Sheepbridge, Chesterfield, cut 12/74.
BS43186Originally numbered 53186. Preserved at Midland Railway Centre, Butterley, Derbyshire, then to East Somerset Railway were broken up c4/09.
BS43231Originally numbered 53231. Used by MoD at Longmoor Military Railway numbered ARMY 5301. Preserved at Longmoor, Liss, Hampshire, moved to Eastleigh, Hampshire, then to East Somerset Railway, then to Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, broken up 1982.
BS43240Originally numbered 53240. Transferred to Departmental Stock as DE321052. Disposed of to Vic Berry, Leicester for scrap in 1985. Body retained as a store shed until scrapped in early 1992.
BS43266Originally numbered 53051. Used by RNAD at Trecwn. Preserved at Gwili Railway, then to Teifi Valley Railway, broken up c2003.
BS43275Originally numbered 53086. Used by MoD at Longmoor numbered AD3034. Moved to ROF Radway Green 1970. Preserved at Churnet Valley Railway, arrived February 1982, broken up 6/11.
BS43300Originally numbered 53111. Used by MOD, latterly at Ludgershall, numbered AD5314. Moved top ROF Radway Green 1970. Preserved at Churnet Valley Railway, arrived February 1982, broken up 7/11.
S46069Used by MoD, latterly at Marchwood, numbered ARMY3301. Preserved at Mid Hants Railway, arrived 12/12/78, broken up 1983.
S46070Used by MoD, latterly at Longmoor, numbered ARMY3302. Preserved at Longmoor, Liss Hampshire 1970. Subsequent history and disposal not known.
S46093Preserved at Keighley & Worth Valley Railway 1969, then to Somerset & Dorset Trust, Radstock 1972. Disposed of to Armytage & Sons, Sheepbridge, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, cut 2/76.
S46097Preserved at Midland Railway Centre, Butterley, Derbyshire, broken up 2003.
S46132Used by RNAD at Trecwn. Preserved at Gwili Railway, broken up c2000.
S46137Used by RNAD at Trecwn. Acquired for Preservation 9/82 and stored at Danygraig Wagon Works, Swansea. Moved to Swansea Vale Railway, broken up c9/04.
S46140Despatched from Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire (with 43159 & 46213) on 10th January 1978, to Cresswell, Staffordshire (junction for Cheadle branch). Acquired from Ellastone, Staffordshire by Midland Railway Centre and moved to Butterley by road on 28th February 1980. Ellastone presumably referred to The Titanic Steamship Company, Crab Key, Ellastone but was that where it was actually located? Where had it been located between 10th January 1978 and 28th February 1980? Moved to Nene Valley Railway where broken up c1/90
S46141Preserved at Nene Valley Railway 1976, moved to West Somerset Railway 1979, then to Cholsey & Wallingford Railway arrived 29/6/85, then to Nene Valley Railway 29/1/90 were used for filming an episode of ‘London’s Burning’. Moved to Padiham late 1990, then to Severn Valley Railway. Broken up 1994.
S46142Preserved at North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Moved to Caledonian Railway, Brechin, broken up c11/00.
S46145Preserved at Keighley & Worth Valley Railway 1972. Body broken up c5/93. Chassis retained and now has the body of Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Club Train Saloon 47 mounted on it.
S46213Despatched from Whittlesea, Cambridgeshire (with 43159 & 46140) on 10th January 1978, to Cresswell, Staffordshire (junction for Cheadle branch). Acquired from Ellastone, Staffordshire by Midland Railway Centre and moved to Butterley by road on 20th March 1980. Ellastone presumably referred to The Titanic Steamship Company, Crab Key, Ellastone but was that where it was actually located? Where had it been located between 10th January 1978 and 20th March 1980? Broken up 1983.
S46218Preserved at Strathspey Railway. Body then used at The Carriages of Moy, Moy as restaurant. Moved to Midland Museum of Transport, Wythall, Warwickshire (with SK 25252). Disposed of to EMR, Darlaston, West Midlands, cut 5/06.
S46228Preserved at Keighley & Worth Valley Railway 1969. Body scrapped but chassis retained as wagon before being scrapped in 1984.
S46235Preserved at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, then to Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway 1977. Body scrapped 1984-85 but chassis retained as wagon before being scrapped 2004.
SLO48006Despatched for preservation from Whittlesea (with 48008 & 48009) to The Dart Valley Light Railway (Paignton & Dartmouth line) 6/3/78, broken up c1990.
SLO48007Preserved at Keighley & Worth Valley Railway 1969. Moved to Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust, Radstock 1973. Disposed of to Armytage & Sons, Sheepbridge, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, cut 2/76.
SLO48008Despatched for preservation from Whittlesea (with 48006 & 48009) to The Dart Valley Light Railway (Paignton & Dartmouth Line) 6/3/78, broken up c1990.
SLO48009Despatched for preservation from Whittlesea (with 48006 & 48008) to The Dart Valley Light Railway (Paignton & Dartmouth Line) 6/3/78, broken up c1991.
SLO48010Preserved at Keighley & Worth Valley Railway 1973. Disposed of to G. Cohen, Kettering, cut 3/75.
SLO48026Preserved at North Norfolk Railway, arrived 3/75. Body scrapped 1989 but chassis used as a wagon before being scrapped 2004.

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