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Carriage Workings

GWR Restaurant / Buffet Cars

Dia. Built Lot Type Running Numbers Dimensions No. Cond. Notes Models
H.2 1896 801 First Diner Cler (3) G 9501-3 56.0¾ x 8.6¾ 3   (8)250/1 58.6¾ over ends  
1897 843 9504 1      
1900 929 9516-7 (9097) 2      
H.3 1932 1487 Café-Car Cler (3) G 9502/16 58.0¾ x 8.6¾ 2   Conversion from Lot 801/929 Dia. H.2.  
H.5 1900 937 Buffet Second Cler (3) G (5)242* 58.0¾ x 8.6¾ 1   Milford Boat set  
H.6 1901 966 Buffet Second Cler (3) G (5)241* 58.0¾ x 8.6¾ 1   Milford Boat set  
H.7 1903 1010 Composite Diner Cler (3) G 9518-9 56.0¾ x 8.6¾ 2      
1011 9520-1 2      
H.8 1904 1056 Composite Diner G 9515 68.0¾ x 9.6¾ 1   'Dreadnought' stock, all condemned by 1959.  
1060 9512-14 3
1905 1076 9509-11 3
H.11 1905 1086 Composite Diner G 9507-8 70.0 x 9.6¾ 2   'Dreadnought' stock  
1093 9505-6 2
H.12                  
H.13 1906 1114 First Diner G 9522-25 70.0 x 9.0 4   'Concertina' type bench seats  
1118 9528-33 6  
H.14 1906 1115 First Diner G 9526-27 70.0 x 9.0 2   'Concertina' type individual seats  
H.15 1907 1131 Diner G 9534-45 70.0 x 9.0 12   Seats 42 Bill Bedford Comet
H.16 1908 1149 Diner G 9546-51 57.0 x 9.0 6   Seats 30  
H.17                  
H.19 1911 1177 Diner G 9552-5 70.0 x 9.0 4   Fishguard Boat Stock, seats 42  
H.20 1911 1189 Kitchen Brake First G 8303 70.0 x 9.0 1   Plymouth Boat Trains, condemned 1955  
H.21                  
H.22 1913 1219 Diner G 9556 70.0 x 9.0 1   12 wheel Seats 42, condemned August 1961  
H.23                  
H.24 1922 1249 Diner G 9557-61 69.11¾ x 8.11¼ 5   Seats 42 Bill Bedford
H.25 1924 1330 Composite Diner G 9562-7 57.0 x 8.0 6   Seats 30 Comet
H.26 1923 1331 Composite Diner G 9568-71 71.4½ x 9.0 4   Steel Bow Ended Comet
H.27 9572 70.0 x 9.0 1   Steel Flat Ended, seats 50, 6 wheel
H.28 9573 70.0 x 9.0 1   Steel Flat Ended, seats 50, 6 wheel
H.29 1924 1334 Composite Diner G 9574-7 71.4½ x 9.0 4   Steel Bow Ended, seats 50, 6 wheel Comet
H.30 1925 1357 First Diner G 10002 / 10 / 8 / 26 / 34 / 42* 50.6¾ x 9.0 6   Articulated Corridor Stock formed as triplets, split and renumber between 1936 and 1937.  
H.31 1925 1358 Kitchen Diner G 10003 / 11 / 9 / 27 / 35 / 43* 46.3 x 9.0 6
H.32 1925 1359 Third Diner G 10004 / 12 / 20 / 8 / 36 / 44* 50.6¾ x 9.0 6
H.33 1925 1349 Composite Diner G 9578-81 58.4½ x 9.0 4   Steel Bow Ended, seats 36 BH Enterprises Comet
H.34               Ex Cambrian Railway tea cars, condemned by September 1951  
H.35 1930 1420 Kitchen Car G 9594-9600 61.4½ x 9.7 7   Steel Bow Ended Cornish Riviera / Torbay stock to form six three coach sets, one spare kitchen car. H36 seats 55 Worsley Works
H.36 1929 1421 Composite Diner G 9582-7 61.4½ x 9.7 6 Worsley Works
H.37 1929 1422 Third Diner G 9588-93 61.4½ x 9.7 6 Worsley Works
H.38 1930 1451 Composite Diner G 9601-10 61.4½ x 9.0 10   Steel Bow Ended, seats 43, condemned by Feb 1962 Comet
H.39 1932 1468 First Diner G 9611-20 61.4½ x 9.3 10   Steel Bow Ended, formed as pairs. H39 seats 23, H40 seats 63 Comet
H.40 1932 1469 Third Diner G 9621-30 61.4½ x 9.3 10 Comet

H.41

1934 1518 Buffet Car G 9631/2 57.0 x 9.0 2   Condemned in Nov 1963  
H.42 1935 1529 Kitchen Car G 9633/4 60.0 x 9.0 2   Excursion Stock, cond. 1962  
H.43 1935 1540 First Diner G 9635/6 61.4½ x 9.7 2   'Centenary' stock
Formed as pairs
Comet Worsley Works
H.44 1935 1541 Third Diner G 9637/8 61.4½ x 9.7 2 Comet Worsley Works
H.45 1935   Special First Class Dining Car 9117   1   Originally Dia. G.61, kitchens fitted Comet
H.46 1935   Special First Class Dining Car 9118   1   Originally Dia. G.61, kitchens fitted Comet
H.47 1935 1532 First Diner G 9641/2 60.0 x 9.0 2   H.47 Seats 23  
H.48 1935 1533 Third Diner G 9639/4 60.0 x 9.0 2  
H.49     Kitchen Car G   46.3 x 9.0     Cond. Dec 1962  
H.50     First Diner G   50.6¾ x 9.0     12 wheel Cond. Apr 1962  
H.51     Third Diner G   50.6¾ x 9.0    
H.53 1936 1556 Buffet / Third G 9643/4 60.0 x 9.0 2      
H.54 1937 1579 Kitchen Car G 9663-8 60.0 x 9.0 6   Excursion Stock, Cond. 1962  
H.55 1938 1602 Buffet Car G 9676-80 60.11¼ x 8.11 5   12 wheel, counter and 20 seat saloon  
H.56 1938 1603 Kitchen Car G 9669/70 60.11¼ x 8.11 2   12 wheel  
H.57 1938 1601 Composite Diner G 9671-5 60.11¼ x 8.11 5   12 wheel Comet
H.58 1952   Buffet Restaurant G W9580W 58.4½ x 9.0 1      

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