GWR 9653 Collett bow end Restaurant Third built 1925

GWR 9653 Collett bow end Restaurant Third built 1925

GWR 9653 Collett bow end Restaurant Third built 1925
GWR 9653 Collett bow end Restaurant Third built 1925

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number H32
Lot number 1359
Type RTO
First Number 9653
Later Numbers 10020, DW150032
Present Number 9653
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes One end of three-car articulated dining set H32 rebuilt as three single units in 1937. In first WR Control Train. P 1980 but in store until 1981. Revarnished January 2000. Part of the National Collection. Used as part of the GWR Chocolate/Cream sets. Last seen at Kidderminster.
Owner National Railway Museum
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition 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 Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 25/08/2006
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 26/04/2016


 

 














 

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