SR 404 Van C (BY) Guard/luggage Four wheel van built 1937

SR 404 Van C (BY) Guard/luggage Four wheel van built 1937

SR 404 Van C (BY) Guard/luggage Four wheel van built 1937
SR 404 Van C (BY) Guard/luggage Four wheel van built 1937

 

Present Location Bluebell
County Location West Sussex
Designed For SR
Build Location Eastleigh
Diagram number 3092
Lot number 928
Type BY
First Number 404
Later Numbers S404S
Present Number 404
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1971 by SCPG. Ashford until 1977, then Bluebell. 4 wheel brake van with stove. Both interior and exterior have had full repaint in SR green. 04/19: project to convert to a generator van for filming projects is underway again; the plan is to have the van ready for the 2020 60th anniversary celebrations when one of the cabins will be used for an exhibition showing aspects of filming at the Bluebell Railway over the years.
Owner Southern Coaching Stock Group
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 25/08/2004
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 01/11/2011
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 12/01/2020


 

 














 

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