WCJS 186 Travelling Post Office built 1883

WCJS 186 Travelling Post Office built 1883

WCJS 186 Travelling Post Office built 1883
WCJS 186 Travelling Post Office built 1883

 

Present Location NRM York
County Location York
Designed For WCJS
Build Location Wolverton
Diagram number 87
Type POS
First Number 186
Later Numbers 3234, 30384
Present Number 186
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 8 wheel radial
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 8-wheel radial chassis. Into service 1/7/1885, new u'frame bogies 1896, body rebuilt 1908 and withdrawn March 1934. Underframe replaced by original type for exhibition in 1938. Stored at Wolverton & Lostock Hall till ?, then Clapham until to NRM (1985?).
Owner National Railway Museum
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very 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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Exceptionally Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 06/09/1998
Surveyor Ian Smith
Photo Date 02/09/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/04/2016

As seen 06/12
As seen 06/12

Steve West 02/09/2015 Another view
Steve West 02/09/2015 Another view


 

 










 





 

 

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