GNR 229 Brake Composite Corridor built 1912

GNR 229 Brake Composite Corridor built 1912

GNR 229 Brake Composite Corridor built 1912
GNR 229 Brake Composite Corridor built 1912

 

Present Location Mangapps
County Location Essex
Designed For GNR
Build Location Doncaster
Diagram number 218F
Type BCK
First Number 229
Later Numbers 4229, E4229E, DE320700
Present Number 4229
Current Livery LNER - Teak
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Converted gas to electric light 1932. P 1977, used as Mess by 4150 Loco Fund. 1986 sold to LNER (SVR) Coach Fund. 1995 from SVR to Llangollen. By 06/17 restoration underway, completed by 06/18 as part of Channel 4 TV Series 'Great Rail Restorations with Peter Snow'. 05/19 sold to Mangapps Farm and moved there 08/19.
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 Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 11/10/2003
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 08/05/2018
Photo by Peter Lund
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/10/2019

Steve West 18/05/2018: view of other side
Steve West 18/05/2018: view of other side

Steve West 18/05/2018: close-up of underframe
Steve West 18/05/2018: close-up of underframe


 

 










 






 

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