GER 308 Four-wheel Brake Third body built 1873

GER 308 Four-wheel Brake Third body built 1873

GER 308 Four-wheel Brake Third body built 1873
GER 308 Four-wheel Brake Third body built 1873

 

Present Location East Anglian Railway Museum
County Location Essex
Designed For GER
Built by Brown Marshalls
Diagram number 501
Type BTY
First Number 308
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Withdrawn 6/1902, sold same month for 8. Was Chapel at Great Wenham. P 02/1988. Underframe present - no wheels. EARM intend to fit to gas tank wagon chassis. By 07/13 in workshop at EARM when seen. At 05/17: restoration well under way (see additional photos below) and vehicle now sitting on underframe (see first additional photo below) all made by EARM except wheels and springs (the latter were still to be manufactured and fitted). 07/19: latest stage in restoration shown in main photo.
Owner East Anglian Railway Museum
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Derelict/Not Present
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity None
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 26/04/1997
Surveyor Paul Holroyd
Photo Date 27/07/2019
Photo by Bradley Wurth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 13/08/2019

Steve West 28/05/2017. Underframe mainly locally built (see Notes)
Steve West 28/05/2017. Underframe mainly locally built (see Notes)

Byron Chamberlain 28/07/2002. Earlier condition
Byron Chamberlain 28/07/2002. Earlier condition

Steve West 28/05/2017: earlier stage of bodywork restoration
Steve West 28/05/2017: earlier stage of bodywork restoration


 

 










 






 

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