GWR 3755 Churchward non-corridor Brake Third City stock built 1921

GWR 3755 Churchward non-corridor Brake Third City stock built 1921

GWR 3755 Churchward non-corridor Brake Third City stock built 1921
GWR 3755 Churchward non-corridor Brake Third City stock built 1921

 

Present Location Didcot
County Location Oxfordshire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number D62
Lot number 1275
Type BT
First Number 3755
Present Number 3755
Current Livery GWR Churchward Post-WW1
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1965, stored in Devon till 1967, then on Severn Valley; bequeathed to GWS, moving south in 1976. Rebuilt under MSC scheme; in chocolate lake livery. Only two survive - both at Didcot. This one restored; the other is 3756. 8/04: awaiting bogie overhaul.
Owner Great Western Preservations Ltd
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Exceptionally Important
Storage Under Cover
Operating Yes
Survey Date 20/08/2004
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 02/05/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 13/06/2016

Nigel Hunt 02/04/2010 Earlier view
Nigel Hunt 02/04/2010 Earlier view


 

 
















 

 

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