GWR Steam Rail Motors
The steam rail motors (SRM) were self-propelled carriages operated by the Great Western Railway in England and Wales from 1903 to 1935. They incorporated a steam locomotive within the body of the carriage.
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... No steam rail motors survived into preservation, however one of the carriage units which was converted into an autocoach is preserved at Didcot Railway Centre, where it has been ... Currently painted in the typical crimson lake livery used on GWR carriages in the Edwardian era, it is possible to ride on the railmotor on certain dates ...
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