GWR 2902 'Fruit D' Van built 1940

GWR 2902 'Fruit D' Van built 1940

GWR 2902 'Fruit D' Van built 1940
GWR 2902 'Fruit D' Van built 1940


Present Location Dean Forest Railway
County Location Gloucestershire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number Y11
Lot number 1649
First Number 2902
Later Numbers ADW150318
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes "Fruit D". P 1981. Left Dean Forest prior to March 1999, towards Crewe Heritage Centre for use as Stores Van for 4953 "Pitchford Hall" - but back to Dean Forest by 06/01. Roof being re-covered when seen 08/06: stove pipe suggests Mess use (see additional photo below).
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance Some Interest
Operating No
Survey Date 01/06/2001
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 18/01/2021
Photo by Nigel Benning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 09/03/2024

Kevin Stroud 27/08/2006: see additional notes above
Kevin Stroud 27/08/2006: see additional notes above






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