GWR 2426 Corridor Third (later Camping Coach) built 1910

GWR 2426 Corridor Third (later Camping Coach) built 1910

GWR 2426 Corridor Third (later Camping Coach) built 1910
GWR 2426 Corridor Third (later Camping Coach) built 1910

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number C30
Lot number 1167
Type TK
First Number 2426
Later Numbers W9918W (as camping coach)
Current Livery GWR chocolate and cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Extensively rebuilt in 1950s as camping coach. P 1972. Used as accommodation and later (10/2013) workshop use at Hampton Loade Station. 2016: moved to Kidderminster where GW(SVR)A is to make it watertight for use as a workshop to replace 5043 (qv). As the oldest bogie carriage on the SVR, it is hoped to restore it to the original condition for passenger use. Paintwork is kept in better condition on line facing side.
Owner Great Western (SVR) Association
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 30/05/2017

Rob Davidson 07/11/2012. Earlier view
Rob Davidson 07/11/2012. Earlier view


 

 










 





 

 

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