ECJS roof Destination boards

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Trestrol
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ECJS roof Destination boards

Post by Trestrol » Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:23 pm

Roof mounted destination boards on LNER carriages were white with black lettering. Does anybody know what background colour ECJS ones were. I have had suggestions of red oxide, maroon or scumbulled as there are only black and white photos it’s not easy to tell. There is no mention in any books I can find so I am a bit stuck. Did they follow GNR practice or where they different.

4812
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Re: ECJS roof Destination boards

Post by 4812 » Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:39 pm

On the carriage roofs in the painting 'Going North' (in the NRM and to be found on-line), and on contemporary LPC coloured postcards showing ECJS stock, the destination boards are shown as bright red.

Trestrol
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Re: ECJS roof Destination boards

Post by Trestrol » Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:28 am

Thanks for the reply 4812, bright red it is.

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