6367 at Lavrean
Barry 36 at Frenton Farm
1103 at Summercourt Scrapyard
J Spencerly Roanoke
97469 on the Helston Railway
The Old Coach House at Cadgwith.
All taken by Chris Weeks.
gauge 4ft 8.5" unless otherwise stated.
** Not seen by all.
Bowling Green, near Bugle (visit).
Metropolitan: (224) 8wl 8 compartment b/o.
this vehicle shows it has rounded door tops, indicative of the Metropolitan
Railway and 8 compartments. It was recorded as a GWR vehicle on trip 477, and
the GWR may have owned it later as BP & GR bought some carriages from the
Met c1915 - 1916.
to the owner for his help.
Cottage, Lavrean (visit).
to the owner for our visit.
body was formerly located next to the one at Bowling Green (above) and was moved
approx March 2013.
This was a 5
compartment wooden body carriage, the original operating company is undetermined
at this stage.
Farm, Currian Vale (visit).
Barry Rly: (38 later GWR 124) b/o.
to D Owens for our visit.
had been previously thought to be Barry Rly 36 / GWR 409. The vehicle at Fenton
Farm seemingly had 5 compartments, with one of them believed to be a guards
compartment. Only numbers 37 (later GWR 119) and 38 had guards compartments. The
number 4 was found as part of the number on a previous visit by a trip
participant in 1996.
next to Fenton Farm, Currian Vale (view).
UID 'Mink A'.
Scapyard, Summercourt (visit).
Steam: 1103 - LO 141/43 pvd with its tender ex p42.
There is also
a Standard Gauge carriage, 4wl 4 compartment b/o on private land next to the
scrapyard which we were refused permission to view on this occasion. No details
are currently known, but it was moved to the site some years ago after being
used as a house a few miles away for many years.
to J Clayton for our visit.
Western Railway, Newquay (visit).
7.25": Loco: HST style Mardyke Miniatures 4-4wPH of 1980 in
There were two un-numbered blue and red carriages in service. The third was away
to J Littlefield for our visit.
Spenceley, Private Location (visit).
11.5": Steam: Roanoke 0507 ST/2004 working.
758221 - MR 8886/44.
Two un-numbered, 1 in service.
un-numbered: 3 flat, 2 open.
to J Spenceley for our visit.
enjoyed a ride on the line.
On the old
trackbed next to the car park.
Ex- AP Webb: 051 970053-3 - O&K MH 4S 315053.
- RH 395305/56.
94148 (86416 93416 95148).
954353 ex GCR(N).
Permaquip trolley: RTU 6655.
- RH 327974/54.
with Road/Rail vehicles: Ex AP Webb: DK 56 - Railability.
Gauge: 4wl (unpowered) Wickham trailer.
2 plank open
Bridge, current end of the line.
with Road/Rail vehicles with added sides: Ex AP Webb: TR6 011283-7 -
to B Barnes and Marcus for our visit.
House, Prazegooth Lane, Cadgwith (visit).
HENRIETTA - GWR outside framed Toad brake van b/o built between 1874 and 1882.
to Paula & Paul McMinn for our visit.
was built by Brown, Marshalls & Co. prior to 1902, for export to Egypt as a
verandah ended saloon. It returned to Swindon works after World War 1. It was
moved along with the Brake Van to the site c1923 after being purchased for £25
by R A G Hannington, the then GWR Locomotive Works Manager. The carriage was
originally inside the house and a film of its extraction is available on
are available for use as holiday accommodation.
Lifeboat Station, Kilcobben Cove (view).
Funicular: 8ft gauge: One un-numbered car/c1995.
Used by the
RNLI to get to / from the lifeboat launching station.
Cottage, Near Kuggar (view).
GWR: UID 6wl 6 Compartment 3rd b/o.
Kestle Barton, Helford (view).
GER: 987 - 6wl 5 compartment 3rd b/o.
Nest, Plot 118, Gwithiam Towans (view).
GWR: UID 4wl 5 compartment b/o.
Yard, Pool (view).
PMV's: 1299 b/o, 2120 b/o.