LNER 4069 Gresley Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) (u'frame only) built 1940

LNER 4069 Gresley Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) (u'frame only) built 1940

LNER 4069 Gresley Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) (u'frame only) built 1940
LNER 4069 Gresley Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) (u'frame only) built 1940

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For LNER
Build Location York
Diagram number 245
Type BGP
First Number 4069
Later Numbers E70442E, KWVR 105
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Underframe only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1970 KWVR, then East Anglian Railway Museum. Donated to RVP 1999 - to GCR 2001. Stored OOU at Swithland. Original number found in paintwork 03/10 confirmed as 4069. Transferred 01/10 to Severn Valley Railway in exchange for 4149 (qv) and to Bewdley for breaking for spares for the SVR Gresley coaches. Underframe purchased from SVR (Holdings) plc by SVR Rolling Stock Trust to ensure "clear title" to the finished vehicle and put under 70759 07/11. Otherwise body scrapped, but much material retained (including teak framing).
Owner SVR Charitable Trust
External Structural Condition Not Applicable
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Not Applicable
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 27/11/2010
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 17/05/2003
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 27/04/2016


 

 














 

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