Four-Wheel Carriage A.6

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 C.4 and later mounted onto a bogie underframe in 1920 to become F.59; following withdrawal from traffic the bodies were scrapped in 1968 and the underframes re-used to become runner R.10 which has since also been scrapped.

Fleet Number:






A.6 (Later Paired With C.4) Thence F.59)

30 (Five Passengers Per Bench)

1873 (Paired 1920)

7’ 0”

Metropolitan Carriage & Wagon Co.,Ltd.

17’ 0”

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