LMS 798 King George VI's Armoured Saloon built 1941

LMS 798 King George VI's Armoured Saloon built 1941

LMS 798 King George VI's Armoured Saloon built 1941
LMS 798 King George VI's Armoured Saloon built 1941

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For LMS
Build Location Wolverton
Diagram number 2054
Lot number 1167
Type ROY
First Number 798
Present Number 798
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 6-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Museum of Transport, Glasgow. The armoured replacement for 800. P 1977, restored by BREL Wolverhampton in LMS livery 1978 and at York till moved to Kelvin Hall 1987. Superb condition, with authentic interior. To Severn Valley 01/10 - on display in The Engine House at Highley. Was previously owned by the National Railway Museum.
Owner Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) plc
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very 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 Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 01/06/2001
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 29/05/2017


 

 










 



 

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