GWR 2661 'Bloater' Fish Van (later Mess & Tool Van) built 1926

GWR 2661 'Bloater' Fish Van (later Mess & Tool Van) built 1926

GWR 2661 'Bloater' Fish Van (later Mess & Tool Van) built 1926
GWR 2661 'Bloater' Fish Van (later Mess & Tool Van) built 1926

 

Present Location Swanage Railway
County Location Dorset
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number S10
Lot number 1356
Type FVY
First Number 2661
Later Numbers DW150289
Present Number 2661
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Converted 1961 under Lot 1084 to Mess & Tool Van (to replace DW80996) as DW150289. P 1976. On WSR till 1996. One side signed and lettered GWR. At Norden.
Owner Private
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Some Interest
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 01/08/1999
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 04/06/2008
Photo by Anthony Southall
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/03/2024

Photo by Steve West 10/08/2013
Photo by Steve West 10/08/2013


 

 
















 

 

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