Metropolitan District Four wheel First (body) built 1884

Metropolitan District Four wheel First (body) built 1884

Metropolitan District Four wheel First (body) built 1884
Metropolitan District Four wheel First (body) built 1884

 

Present Location Kent East Sussex
County Location Kent
Designed For Metropolitan District
Build Location Openshaw, Manchester
Built by Ashbury Railway Carriage and Iron Company
Type FY
Later Numbers 100
Present Number 100
Current Livery Teak
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Number found on doors but perhaps not accurate or original. Vehicle sold and used as store shed in Dymchurch around 1907. P. Resco, Woolwich 1976-80 on to modified u/frame SR PMVY 1225 (q.v.) 1979. Early example of (basic) restoration of victorian vehicle. KESR 1984-8 'Tenterden Terrier' No 75. Second (full) restoration by 07/18 to first class condition and returned to teak livery. 07/19 ran with Chesham set on LUL Steam on the District trips.
Owner Private
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 16/08/2019
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 23/06/2019
Photo by Bradley Wurth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 16/08/2019

Gordon Maslin 05/02/2002: earlier view
Gordon Maslin 05/02/2002: earlier view

Bradley Wurth 23/06/2019: another view
Bradley Wurth 23/06/2019: another view


 

 










 






 

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