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PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:08 am 
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I stumbled across this picture (as one does on the Internet!):

https://www.peterboroughww1.co.uk/peter ... rld-war-1/

The site says it is Peterborough East which is at the end of the LNWR line from Northampton, and it is said to be taken during the Great War. The style of the station certainly fit that, as do the carriages which are LNWR and the one fully in view is a 30ft 1in Third. The carriage nearest the camera on the left may also be a 5-compartment Third, but what interests me is that it appears to retain full length lower footboards which started to be removed over a decade earlier.

Are there any other records of lower footboards lasting this long?

Mike


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:16 am 
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This sort of information is lost in the mists of time, I fear. I am surprised but not amazed to learn that a coach retained its lower footboards until 1914.

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