GWR 2994 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945

GWR 2994 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945

GWR 2994 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945
GWR 2994 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number O33
Lot number 1664
Type PMVG
First Number 2994
Later Numbers CDB975843, 061057
Present Number 1498
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Siphon G. Condemned in November 1978. Transferred to Departmental stock as Seat Trimming Materials Stores Van CDB975843 to work between Litchurch Lane, Derby and Swindon Works. Then transferred to Internal User stock as Stores Van 061057 at St Blazey Depot. P 1990 - has been used for model railway layout at Bodmin Parkway Station (where it carries false identity 1498). 12/21: offered for sale. 01/22: now privately owned and moved from Bodmin and Wenford Railway to Llangollen Railway.
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 09/06/2008
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 05/01/2022
Photo by Peter Dickinson
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 09/06/2022

Peter Dickinson 27/04/2022: later view
Peter Dickinson 27/04/2022: later view

Peter Dickinson 27/04/2022: later view of other side
Peter Dickinson 27/04/2022: later view of other side

Peter Dickinson 22/01/2022: interior view after strip-out
Peter Dickinson 22/01/2022: interior view after strip-out


 

 










 





 

 

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