LMS NCC 1826 'Brown Van' (Parcels Van) built 1949

LMS NCC 1826 'Brown Van' (Parcels Van) built 1949

LMS NCC 1826 'Brown Van' (Parcels Van) built 1949
LMS NCC 1826 'Brown Van' (Parcels Van) built 1949

 

Present Location Downpatrick
County Location Newry, Mourne & Down
Designed For LMS NCC
Built by Harland Wolff
Diagram number V15
Type Van
First Number 1826
Present Number 688
Gauge 5ft 3in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Was to be standard van. H&W built 5 in 1946/7 but could not complete the intended 100 unless all-steel bodies; NCC insisted on wood and built 11 themselves on H&W u/frames. H&W then completed further 9 - so grand total of 25! One of 4 on site (667, 674, 687, 688) plus 3 u/frames. 10/19: this vehicle was originally thought to be 1888 but has now been confirmed as 1826.
Owner Downpatrick & County Down Railway
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Good
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 02/10/2004
Surveyor Jackie Cope
Photo Date 02/10/2004
Photo by Michael Cope
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 24/10/2019


 

 










 



 

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