3963Built: 1919Churchward Toplight Corridor Third

Diagram C.35, Lot No. 1256

3963 -

The vehicle was converted into a camping coach in 1955 resulting in five compartments being removed and three others reconfigured as bedrooms, one end being an open saloon. This camping coach was at Dawlish Warren and was acquired for preservation in 1981, initially at the Gloucestershire-Warwickshire Railway, before moving to Llangollen in 1988 where it was used as an accommodation vehicle.

The coach was was acquired by the Great Western Society and removed from Llangollen in 2012. There are no current restoration plans.

3963 at Dawlish Warren - September 1971 3963 at Llangollen - January 2012

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