Horse ambulance

LSWR, ex Waterloo station, Horse Ambulance with stretcher and horse inside.

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LSWR, ex Waterloo station, Horse Ambulance with stretcher and horse inside.
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Horse ambulance, London & South Western Railway, ex Waterloo Station, with stretcher and horse inside.

This vehicle was used for recovering 'fallen' horses from the streets, the canvas webb between the sides of the vehicle being used to support the belly of the injured animal.

Details

Category:
Road Vehicles (Railway)
Object Number:
1975-7061
type:
ambulance
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • land vehicle
  • emergency vehicle
credit:
British Rail, Historical Relics