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LBSCR Stroudley Brake 3rd No.949 of 1881

February 2016

494 with brake end erected and cant-rails fitted - Dave Clarke - 8 October 2010

The coach has had an undercoat applied and one door has been fitted. The seatbacks have been covered ready for the bench
seat covering .The half partition layout is clearly seen from this interior picture below. 

Coach 949 has interior fitted glazing . This led to problems with water ingession and was altered when sister coach 3188 was built. Here the glazing was fitted from the outside making for easier maintenance.



494 with brake end erected and cant-rails fitted - Dave Clarke - 8 October 2010

The brake end  has had an undercoat applied and is ready for glazing. The single light fitting hangs down from the carriage
ceiling. 

Porgress with the seats in 494 - Dave Clarke - 14 October 2010




494 with brake end erected and cant-rails fitted - Dave Clarke - 8 October 2010

The original inscription has been uncovered in the restoration. Although somewhat worn which is to be expected being some 100 years old.A closer inspection reveals the number of places available on each seat.On the brake end (shown below) the Guards lookout extends slightly to the side.

Porgress with the seats in 494 - Dave Clarke - 14 October 2010







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