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Great North of Scotland Railway Carriages

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Great North of Scotland Railway Carriages


Keith Fenwick

144 pages. 275x215mm. Printed on gloss art paper with printed board covers.

ISBN13 : 9781899889419

£19.95


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Contents

Introduction 7
Outline of Carriage Development 8
Carriage Builders 9
Carriage Construction 9
Body Designs 10
Identification of Vehicles 12
Early and Constituent Company Vehicles 13
Great North Vehicles to 1863 13
Banffshire Railway Stock 20
Morayshire Railway Stock 20
Great North Vehicles 1863 - 1868 22
Deeside Railway Stock 26
Remaining Cowan Years 1868 - 1883 33
Manson Designs, 1883 - 1892 43
Johnson and Pickersgill Designs, 1893 - 1903 59
Toplight Coaches, 1905 - 1922 87
Non-Passenger Stock 109
Horse Boxes 109
Carriage Trucks 111
Fish Trucks 115
Meat Vans 115
Goods Wagons 116
Cattle Wagons 116
Milk Vans 117
Proposed Stock 118
L&NER and BR Periods 119
General Details 120
Train Formations 120
Carriage Sheds 121
General Operating Instructions 122
Lighting 123
Train Heating and Ventilation 126
Brakes 126
Communication Cord 128
Data Shown on Carriages 128
Liveries 130
Early Varnish 133
Manson's Crimson Lake 133
Pickersgill's Two Colour Livery 134
L&NER and BR Liveries 136
Preserved Carriages 136
Source Material and Bibliography 138
Appendix 1: Vehicle Types which did not receive L&NER Diagrams 139
Appendix 2: Vehicle Types identified by L&NER Diagrams 140
Appendix 3: Vehicle Numbers 142
Appendix 4: Dimensions 143
Appendix 5: GNSR Type Designation 144
Appendix 6: Paint Specifications 145