SR 56291 Bogie Brake Van
|SRSouthern Railway 56291 Bogie Brake Van|
SRSouthern Railway Brake Van 56291 (Jan 2016)
|Built By||SRSouthern Railway Lancing/Ashford|
|Other Numbers||KDS 56291|
|Telegraphic code||‘Queen Mary’|
|1985||Appeared on the main line|
Service and Preservation
56291 was built by the SRSouthern Railway at Lancing/Ashford in 1936 to Diagram 1550, Lot 867. Post-nationalisation it was used in BRBritish Rail or British Railways’s Southern and Western regions, ending service in BRBritish Rail or British Railways’s S&TSignals & Telegraph Department works trains, for which it was renumbered KDS 56291.
56291 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway on 27 November 1993 from London’s Old Oak Common. It is privately owned by J.J. Smith and is stored at the Stourport Triangle awaiting restoration.
- SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Ninth Edition
- Railway Heritage Register Wagon Survey