WHR Ltd Carriages
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This page deals with carriages used on the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (WHHR).
WHR Carriages deals with carriages used on the modern Welsh Highland Railway (WHR) since 1997.
|1||Cote Coach||Bogie||23'||20||Air||WHR Ltd||1973||Observation and Brake end car with central glazed saloon; observation compartment is part-glazed.||Based on modified Hudson chassis. Sold to Teifi Valley Railway.|
|2||V.O.R. Brake||4 wheel||-||-||Air||Midland Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. (Rebuilt GWR 1938)||1902||Brake Van||Ex. Vale of Rheidol Railway, sold by British Rail 1968.|
|3||"Old Toastie"||Bogie||16'||18||Air||WHR Ltd||1980||Open toast rack, non-glazed, 3 compartments.||Based on Hudson chassis. Sold to private railway in Hampshire|
|5||-||Bogie||39'||44||-||-||1913||-||Chassis of Deutsche Reichsbahn bogie coach awaiting new body. No. 960 140 imported 1972. Returned to Germany August 2009.|
|6||The Four Wheeler||4 wheel||16'||12||Air||WHR Ltd||1995 ¹||-||Converted from RNAD flat wagon No. 69|
|Former 6||-||Bogie||16'||18||-||WHR Ltd||1981||Semi-open toast rack, part-glazed, 3 compartments.||Based on Hudson chassis. Sold to Amerton Railway.|
|7||Eisteddfod coach||Bogie||26'||32||Air||WHR Ltd||1987||Saloon, central corridor, fully glazed.||Based on modified Hudson chassis.|
|8 (later 29)||Gladstone Car||Bogie||26'||24||Air & through vacuum pipe||Metropolitan Carriage & Wagon Co.||1891||Central glazed saloon, open balcony at either end.||Ex North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways. Recovered in 1988. Currently being restored to nearer original status.|
|9 (later 25)||Ashbury corridor (replica)||Bogie||30'||33||Air||WHR Ltd and Stanegate Restorations & Replicas Ltd||2007/10||Saloon fully-glazed, centre corridor.||The original 1893 Ashbury carriage No.25 had been scrapped in 1942. This replica entered service in spring 2010.|
|10 (later 23, then 24)||Buffet Car||Bogie||30'||33||Air, converted to vacuum||Ashbury Rly Carriage & Iron Co.||1893||Saloon fully-glazed, centre corridor.||Ex North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways. Modified to form Buffet Car in 1927. Recovered in 1987. Restored, entered service in spring 2009.|
|42||Tourist Toastrack||Bogie||24||Air||Hudson||1923||Open tourist 'toast-rack'||One of six original toast-racks used on both WHR and FR. Now undergoing restoration.|