GWR 1150 Churchward toplight 'Snake C' Passenger Brake built 1922

GWR 1150 Churchward toplight 'Snake C' Passenger Brake built 1922

GWR 1150 Churchward toplight 'Snake C' Passenger Brake built 1922
GWR 1150 Churchward toplight 'Snake C' Passenger Brake built 1922

 

Present Location Vale of Berkeley Railway
County Location Gloucestershire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number K22
Lot number 1301
Type BG
First Number 1150
Later Numbers DW150241
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Finished main-line life as Mess Van for Severn Tunnel train. P 1981 from Radyr, gutted (including brake gear) and housed model railway on SVR. Privately owned - by 11/05 to GCR but moved again by 08/09 to Battlefield. By 07/14 very much OOU and body collapsing (compare main photo with Kevin Stroud's photo below showing condition as at 09/07). By 12/17: to Vale of Berkeley Railway (stored at Berkeley Power Station).
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Poor
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 06/06/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 31/01/2018



 

 










 





 

 

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