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Extant LNWR Stock

Here we list Webb sites of places with extant LNWR rolling stock. Often the Webb site does not display the vehicle, but at least you have contact details etc.

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50ft ex-LNWR carriage Link to 50ft ex-LNWR carriage
 at Scottish Railway Preservation Society.

Boiler Trolley Link to Boiler Trolley
 at Kent & East Sussex Railway. This boiler trolley, or Flatrol, was built by the London & North Western Railway at Earlstown in 1911. It has a carrying capacity of 15 tons and is one of 11 such vehicles built. It received its last general repair by BR at Earlstown in 1950.

Brake Van Link to Brake Van
 at Kent & East Sussex Railway. This vehicle is believed to have been built by the London & North Western Railway but the date is unknown. It has been opened out at one end to provide an enclosed platform. Given LMS Nº 135945 after 1923, it was acquired by the Army and based at Longmoor as No. AD49025.

Carriage (DN&GR) Link to Carriage (DN&GR)
 Ulster Folk and Transport Museum - beautifully restored - built by the LNWR at Wolverton.

Carriage (Manchester & Birmingham Railway) Link to Carriage (Manchester & Birmingham Railway)
 at Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.

Coal Tank Link to Coal Tank
 at Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.

No. 67, the ‘Woolwich’ Coach Brake Third Link to No. 67, the ‘Woolwich’ Coach Brake Third
 at Kent & East Sussex Railway.

Coal Tank Link to Coal Tank
 The Bahamas Society are the custodians of the Coal Tank.

LNWR Combination Truck Link to LNWR Combination Truck
 at Buckingham Railway Centre. Built by the LNWR prior to the grouping for the carriage of motor cars and carts, this vehicle latterly saw service as a 'cell truck', being used for the carrying of batteries to and from British Rail works, and is hence floored with lead.

LNWR 1st Class Sleeping Car No. 112 Link to LNWR 1st Class Sleeping Car No. 112
 at Buckingham Railway Centre.One of the six vehicles built to diagram D16 at Wolverton, this sleeping car was turned out in 1907. When built, the coach had seven single-berth and two double-berth compartments, plus a smoking saloon.

D17 goods brake van Link to D17 goods brake van
 at Severn Valley Railway.

LNWR Brake Van D.17B 20 Ton Link to LNWR Brake Van D.17B 20 Ton
 East Somerset Railway. Built by the LNWR as a standard 20-ton Diagram 17B unfitted brake van with a 10ft wheel base and an overall length of 18ft. When built, both the cabin and the verandah ends of this vehicle were glazed with a two-paned central window with a four-paned window on each side, and these, together with the small windows in the cabin sides, led to these vans becoming known as “Crystal Palace” brake vans, since no other vans on the LNWR had so much glass.

LNWR 1st Class Diner No. 77 Link to LNWR 1st Class Diner No. 77
 at Buckingham Railway Centre. This standard LNWR diner is similar to the one which won the 'Grand Prix' at the 1900 Paris exhibition. It was part of a batch of twenty-five built at Wolverton to diagram 29 between 1897 and 1900. Inside, the vehicle is divided into three sections: kitchen, twelve-seat saloon and eight-seat saloon.

LNWR Picnic Saloon No 182 Link to LNWR Picnic Saloon No 182
 at Buckingham Railway Centre.This is the sole survivor of more than 1,000 Picnic Saloons which were offered for hire by small private parties up to World War 2. Many of these saloons were conversions of redundant sleeping cars, etc., but not this one which was built and remained a Picnic Saloon throughout its days.

D88 goods van Link to D88 goods van
 With a wooden frame to diagram D88. This one was produced rather late on as the number is a re-used one from a much older wagon.

D88 goods van Link to D88 goods van
 at Scottish Railway Preservation Society.

D88 goods van Link to D88 goods van
 at Severn Valley Railway.

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway Link to Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
 Two ex-LNWR horseboxes from the 1870s are based at Embsay, undergoing restoration to operational condition. This site details their current condition, some of their history and will follow progress being made.

LNWR Full Brake Link to LNWR Full Brake
 at Buckingham Railway Centre. About 250 of this type of full brake were built by the LNWR between 1890 and 1898, of which ninety-five survived until after the LMS renumbering scheme of 1933.

Inspection Saloon Link to Inspection Saloon
 at Kent & East Sussex Railway.This most unusual vehicle was built in 1890 at Wolverton. The L&NWR’s standard 30 ft. six-wheeled, steel and timber underframe was utilised to produce a vehicle weighing over 13 tons 10 cwt. Between the balconies were two saloons divided by a toilet compartment. The vehicle is believed originally to have been used by the Northampton District Engineer.

LNWR Inspection Saloon No. 2119 Link to LNWR Inspection Saloon No. 2119
 at Buckingham Railway Centre.This vehicle is an example which has been obtained as a 'body' only. It was built as a convertible sleeping / day saloon at a cost of £1,115 in 1874. Originally part of the West Coast Joint Stock and numbered 102, it was transferred to the LNWR in 1883 along with a similar vehicle.

McConnell engine Link to McConnell engine
 at Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.

LNWR Observation Car 1503 Link to LNWR Observation Car 1503
 Web page for LNWR Observation Car No. 1503, built in 1913, and operating on the Bluebell Railway

PLANET engine (replica) Link to PLANET engine (replica)
 at Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.

Semi-Royal Saloon 806 Link to Semi-Royal Saloon 806
 Semi-Royal Saloon, built in 1903 as No.74, later re-numbered 806. Now operational and used for public dining trains on the Bluebell Railway.

Slate Wagons Link to Slate Wagons
 at Llanberis museum.

Wrights carriages Link to Wrights carriages
 at Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
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