LCDR 668 Six-wheel full Third, later Brake Third (body only) built 1897

LCDR 668 Six-wheel full Third, later Brake Third (body only) built 1897

LCDR 668 Six-wheel full Third, later Brake Third (body only) built 1897
LCDR 668 Six-wheel full Third, later Brake Third (body only) built 1897

 

Present Location Bluebell
County Location West Sussex
Designed For LCDR
Build Location Longhedge
Type TZ
First Number 668
Later Numbers 3188 (SECR); 3652 (SR)
Present Number 3188
Current Livery SECR
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes SECR 3188, 1/1907; SR 3652, 8/1926. Converted to Brake Third ca 1910. W 12/35 and body to Yarcombe, Devon with LSWR 25 as accommodation. Both P and to Bluebell 10/05. Restoration to Third is planned, possibly as 4-wheeler. Both bodies temporarily on frame of Bulleid 4035. 688 into C&W Works 06/11 for restoration, temporarily on underframe of SR CCTY 2206 (q.v.). By 10/12: underframe of SR CCTY 1507 (again, q.v.) being rebuilt to carry No. 668 and this is now in place. 06/16: in operational use from 18 June 2016.
Owner Bluebell Railway
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 18/03/2012
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 14/10/2023
Photo by Kian Hollow
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/11/2023

As seen 1 Nov 2011: photo, Steve West
As seen 1 Nov 2011: photo, Steve West

Dave Clarke. 18/06/2011.
Dave Clarke. 18/06/2011.

Steve West 08/08/2015
Steve West 08/08/2015


 

 










 





 

 

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