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Glossary Results for Word "Brake End Coach"

Brake End Coach A carriageExplain 'Carriage' which included at one end a compartmentExplain 'Compartment' for the GuardExplain 'Guard' (who operated the brake — hence the name), the remainder of the coach being given over to passengers. In the 19th century the LNWR preferred the centre brakeExplain 'Centre Brake' arrangement, with the guard’s compartment in the middle rather than at one end.