Built: 1984Replica Six-Wheeled, Third Class, Broad Gauge Open Carriage

 

Broad Gauge Carriage - 15th May 2005

This replica carriage, originally built in 1984 for the Science Museum, was one of a pair constructed to run with their broad gauge locomotive 'Iron Duke' all being built to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the passing of the Act of Parliament forming the Great Western Railway Company in 1835. The replica is based on a design of 1838.

'Iron Duke' is now also on display at Didcot.

 

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