GWR 12 3-Compartment Luggage Composite (body only) built 1861

GWR 12 3-Compartment Luggage Composite (body only) built 1861

GWR 12 3-Compartment Luggage Composite (body only) built 1861
GWR 12 3-Compartment Luggage Composite (body only) built 1861

 

Present Location Blakemere
County Location Herefordshire
Designed For GWR
Built by Wright and Sons
Type CY
First Number 12
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes 21 ft Composite: 1 1st, 1 2nd and 2 luggage compartments. Narrow (i.e.: standard) gauge. Became all 1st 8/1867, "new bottom" at Swindon 1878 (when possibly became a Saloon?). W 10/1887. Lived in by cook at Allensmore Court (nr Hereford) until 1950s. P 2005. By 04/19: moved from Old Radnor to Blakemere. Body mounted onto a purpose- built road trailer.
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Photo Date 31/05/2010
Photo by John Bishop
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/05/2020


 

 










 



 

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