THE West Somerset Steam Railway Trust has reaffirmed its decision to restore GWR toplight TK No. 3639 as the next phase of its heritage carriages project.
No. 3639 has a rich history as a passenger carriage, an ambulance coach and a camping coach prior to its acquisition by the trust.
The 2016 decision to proceed with the restoration was confirmed at the January 2019 meeting of the trust board.
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This project will be the next in line after completion of coach BCK No. 6705, which is due to be finished this year. A small fund has already been established for TK No. 3639 and further fundraising will now be undertaken specifically for this vehicle.
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