Carriage and Wagon


Here are links to the full list of preserved GWR Carriages and Wagons, supplied by The Vintage Carriages Trust.

Click here to search for specific GWR carriages             Click here to search for GWR wagons

Other Web Pages (newest first)

An interesting History of the Slip Coach,  mostly but not entirely GWR

Here is another list of all preserved GWR carriages and passenger vehicles. It gives locations and condition but no photos

Nick Baxter’s Flickr album devoted to GWR carriages, some lovely clerestories, camping coaches and also some preserved.  Well worth looking at and good for modellers.

B-set Carriages: photos showing details of these carriages. Some drawings also here.

Paul Bartlett’s page devoted to photos of various items of GWR rolling stock, mostly wagons.

Milk Trains

Something of the past now on british railways but it is a fascinating subject. Follow this link for the first of some new pages devoted to GWR Milk Traffic.  Also here for a good history of milk transport on the railways.  Paul Bartlett has a comprehensive set of photos of all GWR/WR examples, showing detail differences.


Groups dedicated to preserving GWR carriages and wagons:

The SVR Association’s page devoted to their fabulous collection of GWR carriages is here

The Barry Railway Carriage Trust is based at Hampton Loade station on the Severn Valley Railway.  They are restoring BR No 163.

The Great Western (SVR) Association

Toplight Coach Group (at the Swindon & Cricklade Railway)

Autotrailer No 169 Group – part of the 5542 team

The West Somerset Railway’s Heritage Carriages Project

The Didcot Railway Centre’s GWR coaches

GWSR Carriage Team

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