Maunsell Coaches

1309 Open third 1309, built in 1935, arrived at the Bluebell Railway on 3 March 1973 and was extensively restored in the early 1980s.

photograph by John A Arkell

Another view of open third (to diagram 2007) 1309 at Sheffield Park on 21 July 2001.

photograph by Colin Duff

1309 1309 is now at Horsted Keynes on 21 July 2001. Note the "airstream" ventilators.

photograph by Colin Duff

Open third Nº1309 rests at Kingscote whilst its loco runs round on a very sunny 20 June 2003.

photograph by Colin Duff

1309 The luggage rack of Nº1309 has not seen much use since the coach has been restored!

photograph by Colin Duff

Interior view of Maunsell coach Nº1309 taken at Sheffield Park on 27 August 2002.

photograph by Glen Woods

6686 The flat sided guard's and luggage section characteristic of Maunsell stock is apparent in this picture.  6686 was withdrawn in 1966 and has been operating on the Bluebell Railway from 1971 - the year this photograph was taken.

photograph by Michael Taylor

6686 is a corridor composite brake built in 1935 to diagram 2403 with four 3rd class and two first class compartments.  It is seen here at Horsted Keynes in July 1974. For more information about Maunsell coaches on the Bluebell Railway please follow this link. Note this coach has a destination board between the second and third compartments.

photograph by Michael Taylor


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