GWR 650 Collett Brake Third Open Excursion (body only) built 1940

GWR 650 Collett Brake Third Open Excursion (body only) built 1940

GWR 650 Collett Brake Third Open Excursion (body only) built 1940
GWR 650 Collett Brake Third Open Excursion (body only) built 1940

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number D130
Lot number 1644
Type BTO
First Number 650
Later Numbers W650W
Present Number None
Current Livery GWR chocolate and cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes W 1965. Kerne Bridge as Scout hut, on its u/f but trussing removed. P 1990. Initial restoration British Sugar's sidings beside SVR at Foley Park: to SVR 3/00. 11/07: some underframe reconstruction in progress. External repanelling begun one end. In service during by 10/15.
Owner Great Western (SVR) Association
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Poor and Incomplete
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
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 Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 03/08/2018
Photo by Robert Davidson
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 03/12/2019

As seen 08/06
As seen 08/06

Rob Massey 01/10/2015: view of other side
Rob Massey 01/10/2015: view of other side


 

 

















 

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