"Alexandria" -- "Edward" -- V.R. State Car No.3 -- "Carey" No.1Comrails Logo

Alexandria -- Edward -- V.R. State Car No.3 -- Carey No.1

Built in 1901 as "Alexandra" (a companion to "Alexandria"), with twin main saloons in centre, known as State Car No.3 and also seems to have been named "Edward" at sometime. Later renamed "Carey" after Guard Carey of 1901 Royal trains.

See also: Carey No.2.

30.4.1901Entered service as State Car No.3 "Alexandria".
-Renamed "Edward".
15.10.1919Renamed "Carey".
1920Used on Royal Train.
1927Used on Royal Train.
1954Used on Press Train of Royal Tour then stored.
13.3.1961Damaged when Spirit of Progress collided with a special at Seymour and written off.