SECR 1106 'Birdcage' Composite Brake built 1910

SECR 1106 'Birdcage' Composite Brake built 1910

SECR 1106 'Birdcage' Composite Brake built 1910
SECR 1106 'Birdcage' Composite Brake built 1910


Present Location Isle of Wight
County Location Isle of Wight
Designed For SECR
Build Location Ashford
Built by SECR
Diagram number S2322
Type BCL
First Number 1106
Later Numbers SR 3388, AD 13583, ARMY 5312, KESR 60
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes "Birdcage" lookout. Sold to Army with 1100 (q.v.) in Set 552. P 1970. 'Company Birdcage'. 'Poor but restorable'. Body frame only; derelict. 08/15: in sidings at Northiam side of Bodiam, Kent and East Sussex Railway (KESR). 10/21: moved from KESR to Isle of Wight Steam Railway, where the plan is to rebuild to SR Diagram 40 Third, which was unique to IoW. By 02/22: sheeted at Havenstreet.
Owner Isle of Wight Steam Railway
External Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
External Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Some Importance
Storage Under Cover
Operating No
Survey Date 05/02/2002
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 02/08/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/11/2023




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