Historical information

51 NBH - Excursion Car for wheelchairs - specially built for Wheelchair access allowing it to carry 24 passengers or 20 passengers and 3 wheelchairs, or 16 passengers & 6 wheelchairs Puffing Billy Service History or Notes Coupled Length 31 feet 4 inches (9550 mm) Width 6 feet 3 inches (1905 mm) Height 9 feet 2 inches (2794 mm) Weight 8 tons Capacity 24 passengers, or 20 passengers and 3 wheelchairs, or 16 passengers and 6 wheelchairs Number Built 2 In use 2 In 1981 the first of two extended NBHs with provision for wheelchair passengers (double door access and fold-up seats) was built, the second following in 1983. These were numbered 51 & 52 - a separate number series because of their length made them different from the other NBHs. May 2016 - In for repairs to the roof

Significance

Historic - Puffing Billy Railway Narrow Gauge - Passenger Rolling Stock: Excursion Car specially built for Wheelchairs access

Physical description

51 NBH - Excursion Car for wheelchairs - specially built for Wheelchair access allowing it to carry 24 passengers or 20 passengers and 3 wheelchairs, or 16 passengers & 6 wheelchairs made of wrought iron and timber

Inscriptions & markings

51NBH