GNR 948 Six-wheel Brake built 1887

GNR 948 Six-wheel Brake built 1887

GNR 948 Six-wheel Brake built 1887
GNR 948 Six-wheel Brake built 1887


Present Location NRM York
County Location York
Designed For GNR
Build Location Doncaster
Type BZ
First Number 948
Present Number 948
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 6 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Restored by BREL York 1975. NRM: 848. 1.2D Glass fibre roof!! Immaculate internal paint scheme.
Owner National Railway Museum
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Exceptionally Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 28/08/1998
Surveyor Ian Smith
Photo Date 02/09/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/09/2019




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