GNR 1470 Six-wheel 4-compartment Brake Third built 1889

GNR 1470 Six-wheel 4-compartment Brake Third built 1889

GNR 1470 Six-wheel 4-compartment Brake Third built 1889
GNR 1470 Six-wheel 4-compartment Brake Third built 1889

 

Present Location Quainton
County Location Buckinghamshire
Designed For GNR
Build Location Doncaster
Diagram number 281
Type BTZ
First Number 1470
Later Numbers 41470, DE940482
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 6 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Withdrawn 1938 for Departmental use (Boston MPD; then Hitchin from 1963). P 1963 privately and stored at Bishops Stortford, donated to QRS and moved to Quainton in 1969. Restoration now completed and is now operational.
Owner Quainton Railway Society
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 Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 22/08/2007
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 06/05/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/09/2019

Steve West 04/05/2015: earlier view from other end
Steve West 04/05/2015: earlier view from other end


 

 

















 

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