GER 553 Six-wheel Passenger Brake Van built 1890

GER 553 Six-wheel Passenger Brake Van built 1890

GER 553 Six-wheel Passenger Brake Van built 1890
GER 553 Six-wheel Passenger Brake Van built 1890

 

Present Location East Anglian Railway Museum
County Location Essex
Designed For GER
Build Location Stratford
Diagram number 513
Lot number E25
Type BZ
First Number 553
Later Numbers 6376 961507
Present Number 553
Current Livery GER
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 6 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Built 06/1890. Withdrawn 09/1934 as LNER 6376 for Lowestoft Mess & Tool Van 961507. P 12/1963 by GER Group; Oulton Broad, then Carlton Colville, to Chappel 09/1971, dismantled for restoration in 1987. Mansell wheels.
Owner East Anglian Railway Museum
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 Some replaced/reproduced material
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 of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 26/04/1997
Surveyor Paul Holroyd
Photo Date 27/07/2019
Photo by Bradley Wurth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/09/2019

Bradley Wurth 27/07/2019: view from other end
Bradley Wurth 27/07/2019: view from other end

Steve West 28/05/2017: earlier view
Steve West 28/05/2017: earlier view

Steve West 28/05/2017: earlier view of other side
Steve West 28/05/2017: earlier view of other side


 

 

















 

RHRP Home        Start Another Search

Use or publication of this data must acknowledge the Carriage Survey as the source. Information from Railway

 Heritage Register web sites must not be used in a commercial context without the written permission of the

Railway Heritage Register.