Four-Wheel Carriage A.3

One of the first four-wheel carriages built for the opening of the Peel Line in 1873 by the Metropolitan Carriage &Wagon Co., Ltd., of Saltley in Birmingham, upon delivery of the first bogie carriages from Brown, Marshall & Co., Ltd., in 1874 this carriage was close-coupled with D.2 and later mounted onto a bogie underframe in 1926 to become F.72; the carriage bodies were removed in 1967 and later scrapped at St. John's, the underframes then became R.3.

Fleet Number:






A.3 (Later Paired With D.2) Thence F.72)

30 (Five Passengers Per Bench)

1873 (Paired 1926)

7’ 0”

Metropolitan Carriage & Wagon Co.,Ltd.

17’ 0”

F.72 (A.3 Left)

St. John's, July 1966

F.72 (A.3 Left)

Port Erin, July 1966

F.72 (A.3 Left) 

Port Erin, August 1938