No. 1663, built 1903

No. 1663 (Photo courtesy of the Vintage Carriages Trust)
1st/3rd Class Brake No. 1663

No.1663  Composite 50ft 1st/3rd/Brake Clerestory non-corridor bogey carriage.  Built by Gloucester Carriage & Wagon in 1903.  Similar to GCR’s slip carriages.   Seats 28 in three compartments.  Now unique body-only recovered by Kim Brooker from Hull Kingston Rovers where it had been a temporary office.  Now mounted on LMSR donor chassis, awaiting restoration. Photo courtesy of the Vintage Carriages Trust.