BR 4758 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1957

BR 4758 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1957

BR 4758 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1957
BR 4758 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1957


Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 93
Lot number 30375
Type TSO
First Number 4758
Later Numbers Sc4758 Bar Car '1899'
Present Number 4758 KATIE-MAY
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1988 Steamtown. To GCR till 1990. Conversion project to Bar Car/First Class Lounge Car abandoned 1999. For Sale by 01/04. GCR advise, not at risk though. Then stored OOU at Swithland. Reported 01/10 to be upgraded (featuring a lounge area). By 12/10: refurbished as Bar Car '1899' for GCR's Pullman-style dining train - see photo of interior (below). 09/20: still in operational use in GCR dining train. By 09/23: renamed KATIE-MAY.
Owner Great Central Railway plc
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
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 Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 28/03/2015
Photo by Steve White
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 30/12/2023





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