SO8376 : A Peep into the Carriage Works, 15th July

taken 1 year ago, near to Kidderminster, Worcestershire, Great Britain

A Peep into the Carriage Works, 15th July
A Peep into the Carriage Works, 15th July
A Peep Behind the Scenes. Many of the SVR's off limits workshops and signal boxes were open to the public for this event. Here we are in the Carriage Works (the former BR Kidderminster goods shed), where carriage overhauls take place and where heritage skills are very much alive. Here we see GWR Third Class Dining Car number 9654 under overhaul inside and out. Like the LNER coach also in the works today 9654 became part of a nuclear war control train from which what was left of Britain would have been governed. Donated by the National Rail Museum, it will soon be back in service catering for third class diners.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Railways  People, Events 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Carriage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8379 7614 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:22.9829N 2:14.3748W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8379 7617
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