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MKIIa - Second Class Open - E5324


Grounded coach body in use as a sales vehicle

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Robert Frise - Grounded coach body in use as a sales vehicle


This carriage was built at Derby in 1968 and for 20 years was based at York and spent most of its life on the York to Bournemouth service.

Purchased from British Rail, the body of E5324 arrived at Quainton in 1988. It spent eleven years as the main Buckinghamshire Railway Centre (Quainton Railway Society Ltd.) office. It is now the fund raising shop vehicle for locomotive 6989 Wightwick Hall.


Origin :- British Rail Date Built :- 1968 Number :- E5324
Diagram :- 86 Lot :- 30776
Type :- Second Class Open Builder :- British Rail - Derby Owner :- QRS
Status :- Sales Vehicle Location :- Up Yard Accession Number :- W/0042
Arrival Date :- 1988

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