Photo: Martin Ellis
|Type||Tourist Open Third|
|Seating||24 x 3rd|
|Built by||FR Co.|
|Frames||WD D type wagon underframe|
Carriage 37 is an open sided tourist coach (also known as a "toastrack") operating on the Ffestiniog Railway.
The Festiniog Railway has three carriages with open sides. They are added to service trains in good weather, to offer passengers an alternative to travelling in a closed carriage. The open carriages are usually placed immediately behind the locomotive on the Up run. Usually known as the "Tourist Cars", two of these carriages were built in 1971 at Boston Lodge.
No.37 is a semi-open four-compartment tourist carriage built by FR Co. at Boston Lodge on a much older WD D-type bogie wagon underframe (ex No. 70 (the first)), acquired and refurbished by FR WRG 1971, its prior user being presently unknown.