1474 restoration and photos


Below are the earliest photos of 1474 in BR use, en route to the Worth Valley and through the restoration and coverage to 2006
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Next set shows fitting of luggage racks and repainting from 2009 into more accurate colours and decals
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From 2012 onwards an electrical charging system and steam heating have been installed, together with repairs to end panels and a reversion to original L&Y roof drainage design. In 2019 the carriage was taken out of passenger use for repairs on the brake rigging and suspension as recommended by new regulations concerning the upkeep of operational historic carriages.
At the end of the gallery below are featured some images of the bogie and chassis examination carried out in Haworth Yard in August 2020. More details can be seen in our Latest News
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