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EX SECR coaches converted for use on Isle of Wight
Brake Third (SECR 2322/2 brake composite)
The SECR introduced new coaches to replace older ones.These 54ft long ones were built about 1910/11. They were used in 3 car sets but in 1940s many were modified and transferred to Isle of Wightin 1949, and lasted till end of steam on the island. IOW brake coaches had birdcage removed, and lavatories converted into part of a saloon compartment.
4 of the converted brake thirds were further converted into passenger brake vans in mid 50s.
Modified versions of brake composite and non brake composite coaches have been preserved n IOW.
Requires chassis, bogies, wheels etc and finishing.