Bristol Wagon and Carriage Works Ltd

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This company had a 13 acre site at Lawrence Hill, Bristol. It was there that FR Carriage 14 was built for the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway along with another 14 carriages. Carriages were built for many places including the Irish narrow gauge railways. In the following list the Irish NG railways to which carriages and wagons were delivered is shown with the years of delivery and the numbers of carriages and wagons.[1]

Ballymena & Larne Railway, 1877 - 1879, C 10, W 352.

West Clare Railway, 1887 - 1907, C 38, W 63.

Tralee and Dingle Railway, 1890 - 1922, C14, W 40.

The company's history goes back to 1851 and the railway side of the business was moved to Leeds soon after 1920.

For more information see this Wikipedia article:


  1. ^ Begley J & Flanders S (2012) Ireland's Narrow Gauge Railways: a reference handbook, The Oakwood Press, Cranbourne, Dorset, UK