BR 24839 Corridor Second
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|BRBritish Rail or British Railways 24839 Corridor Second|
BRBritish Rail or British Railways Corridor Second 24839
|Built By||BRBritish Rail or British Railways Derby|
|Other numbers||M24839, W24839|
|Seats||64 (as built)|
The BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mark 1 Corridor Second (SK) was the most prolific of the Mark 1 passenger stock, with more than 2,200 built. However they were an early candidate for withdrawal, being replaced by Mark 2 Open, HST sets and Networker Turbo units.
Service and preservation
24839 was built at Derby in 1955 to Diagram 146 (AA201), Lot 30153. It entered service in the London Midland region in August 1955, transferring to the Western region in May 1983.
24839 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley Railway on 11 December 1986 from Old Oak Common. It is owned by SVR(H) and is one of four such coaches converted for use as staff accommodation at Bridgnorth, where it can be seen in "George's siding" adjacent to Platform 1.
- ↑ SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book 9th edition
- ↑ Longworth (2013) p.136.