GNR 1283 Special Saloon (Directors) built 1897

GNR 1283 Special Saloon (Directors) built 1897

GNR 1283 Special Saloon (Directors) built 1897
GNR 1283 Special Saloon (Directors) built 1897

 

Present Location Bluebell
County Location West Sussex
Designed For GNR
Build Location Doncaster
Type SPEC
First Number 1283
Later Numbers 706 706E, 43909, DE 942090
Present Number 43909
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Clerestory. Major internal rebuild by LNER: interior (including furniture) is from this time. On Gresley bogies post 1948. P 1969, restored while in BR storage till 1971: structural repairs 98/99: replacement running gear 2000: kitchen refurbished 2001.
Owner E F Howlden Charitable Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Some Interest
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2004
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/10/2023
Photo by Kian Hollow
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 17/11/2023

Kevin Stroud 25/08/2004
Kevin Stroud 25/08/2004


 

 










 






 

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