GER 472 Six-wheel Luggage Composite (body only) built 1890

GER 472 Six-wheel Luggage Composite (body only) built 1890

GER 472 Six-wheel Luggage Composite (body only) built 1890
GER 472 Six-wheel Luggage Composite (body only) built 1890

 

Present Location Brockford
County Location Suffolk
Designed For GER
Build Location Stratford
Built by GER
Diagram number 219
Lot number C26
Type CZ
First Number 472
Later Numbers 472E
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Built 09/1890. LNER 472E. Withdrawn 09/1930. Body (on its underframe) grounded at farm at Fundenhall, Norfolk. P 1992, arriving via Rail & Marine (Brightlingsea) to be a station building; at Tinker's Hole, Mangapps. Side away from tracks boarded up for security. To Mid Suffolk Railway by 11/14 - privately owned and under conversion as holiday let in nearby buildings for eventual use at Brockford Green.
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Several
Historical Importance Some Interest
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 23/08/2023
Surveyor Andrew Jenkins
Photo Date 17/09/2020
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 30/10/2023

Kevin Stroud 24/07/2004: earlier condition
Kevin Stroud 24/07/2004: earlier condition

Steve West 07/08/2016. Another view
Steve West 07/08/2016. Another view


 

 










 





 

 

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