Four-Wheel Carriage B.12

Built by the Metropolitan Carriage & Wagon Co.,Ltd., of Saltley Works in Birmingham for the 1873 opening of the Peel Line, from 1881 this carriage was close-coupled to C.5 and in 1911 the two were mounted on a new bogie underframe to become F.71; the bodies were scrapped in 1979 and the underframes later converted to a ballast hopper in which form they remain today.  The original timber frames were used to construct K.13 (ii) the bodies were scrapped.

Fleet Number:






B.12 (Later Paired With C.5) Thence F.71)

30 (Five Passengers Per Bench)

1873 (Paired 1911)

7’ 0”

Metropolitan Carriage & Wagon Co.,Ltd.

17’ 0”