LYR 279 Six-wheel 4 compartment First (body only) built 1894

LYR 279 Six-wheel 4 compartment First (body only) built 1894

LYR 279 Six-wheel 4 compartment First (body only) built 1894
LYR 279 Six-wheel 4 compartment First (body only) built 1894

 

Present Location Keighley Worth Valley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For LYR
Build Location Newton Heath
Diagram number 6
Type FZ
First Number 279
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Rush suggests 1894, but earlier-quoted 1882 may be correct. W 1910, G at Hapton, Burnley. 1 of 2 saved from ca 12 L&Y bodies there. P 1996. Some original paintwork found, inc 'L&Y' and '1st'. Mounted on u/f of LMS BGZ 33007 (qv). Restoration was partly funded with payment from use in BBC TV filming of ‘South Riding’ in 2010. See also body at Thornton.
Owner Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Trust
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Derelict/Not Present
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 28/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 21/06/2017
Photo by Paul Holroyd
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 27/01/2018

Previous image 10/09/97
Previous image 10/09/97

Paul Abell 02/07/2017: Interior view
Paul Abell 02/07/2017: Interior view


 

 
















 

 

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