GER 13 Four-wheel Brake Third (body only) built 1875

GER 13 Four-wheel Brake Third (body only) built 1875

GER 13 Four-wheel Brake Third (body only) built 1875
GER 13 Four-wheel Brake Third (body only) built 1875

 

Present Location Mid Suffolk
Designed For GER
Built by Metro Carriage Wagon
Diagram number 501
Type BTY
First Number 13
Later Numbers (12)
Present Number (12)
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Built 09/1875. W 12/1910. Body (on u'frame) grounded 1932 nr Shottisham as dwelling, until 1977. P 1991 (93?): at Brockford, nr Stowmarket: gifted to MSLR. Restored between 2000 and 2002. Number queried, being researched. Now carries identity as 'MSLR No. 12'. On chassis ex LNER 'Queen Mary' type brakevan, operational by mid 2003.
Owner Mid Suffolk Light Railway
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 30/08/2009
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 07/08/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/12/2020

Craig Browning 17/09/2020: view from other end
Craig Browning 17/09/2020: view from other end


 

 
















 

 

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