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Norwegian Coach - NSB 1001

Norwegian Railways 377 - <i>King Haakon VII</i> 2-6-0 at Quainton with support coach 29th August 1971

Unknown (QRS Collection) - Norwegian Railways 377 - King Haakon VII 2-6-0 at Quainton with support coach 29th August 1971

This 4-wheel open brake verandah coach was originally the support coach for No. 377 - King Haakon VII. There has been some doubt whether this coach actually came to Quainton as early records were unclear, however recently a slide purchased via the ubiquitous ebay has confirmed the point.

The coach went to the Ashford Steam Centre in Kent, it then moved on to the Great Central Railway in Leicestershire, before moving to Bressingham. The carriage has since been moved to a private site near Eye, Suffolk.

Don't Look any Further! - Quainton News No. 11 - March 1972
Coaches that have left Quainton - Quainton News No. 100 - October 2008

Date Built :- 1915 Number :- NSB 1001
Type :- 4-wheel brake Builder :- -

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