Pullman LNER 157 'CAR NO 54' Pullman Kitchen Third built 1923

Pullman LNER 157 'CAR NO 54' Pullman Kitchen Third built 1923

Pullman LNER 157 'CAR NO 54' Pullman Kitchen Third built 1923
Pullman LNER 157 'CAR NO 54' Pullman Kitchen Third built 1923

 

Present Location Bluebell
County Location West Sussex
Designed For Pullman LNER
Built by Clayton
Type TK
First Number 157 'CAR NO 54'
Later Numbers LNER 490, FIONA
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Car K. Loaned LNER 1942-6. P 1963, DVR to 1970, then Tyseley, then Sea Containers: to Steamtown 1980. Resold (partly dismantled) Bluebell 1984, moved 1986. 39T. Rebuilt from Kitchen Third. Extensively dismantled, tarpaulined: awaiting restoration - 08/15 in sidings behind Horsted Keynes station. 10/17: body under restoration at Horsted Keynes; underframe has had some welding done. 02/18: work on refurbishing underframe (separated from body) is progressing. 08/19: internal restoration work in progress.
Owner Bluebell Railway
External Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Poor and Incomplete
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 25/08/2004
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 11/03/2019
Photo by Bradley Wurth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 01/09/2019


 

 










 



 

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