TVR 73 Four-wheel Four Compartment Composite (body only) built 1890

TVR 73 Four-wheel Four Compartment Composite (body only) built 1890

TVR 73 Four-wheel Four Compartment Composite (body only) built 1890
TVR 73 Four-wheel Four Compartment Composite (body only) built 1890

 

Present Location Swindon Cricklade
County Location Swindon
Designed For TVR
Build Location Cathays
Type CY
First Number 73
Later Numbers 6457
Present Number None
Current Livery TVR
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes 2 1st, 2 2nd compartments. Renumbered 6457 in 1925: condemned 11/27. Body grounded at Swindon c1935. P 1985. 7/06: Restored at Appleby (Esmee Fairbairn grant) on GWR 'Fruit D' underframe of GWR3462 (qv). Back to Swindon & Cricklade Railway by 09/09 in chocolate/cream livery. 04/16: returned to public service. 08/20: undergoing refurbishment.
Owner Swindon & Cricklade Railway
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Under Cover
Operating Yes
Survey Date 13/03/1999
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 01/12/2014
Photo by Jim Gartside
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 21/09/2020

John Faulkner 07/2006. Earlier condition
John Faulkner 07/2006. Earlier condition

Steve West 05/07/2015 Interior of First Class
Steve West 05/07/2015 Interior of First Class

Craig Browning 19/05/2018: close-up view
Craig Browning 19/05/2018: close-up view


 

 
















 

 

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