GNR 1798 Gresley Open Brake Third (rebuilt as luggage van) built 1906

GNR 1798 Gresley Open Brake Third (rebuilt as luggage van) built 1906

GNR 1798 Gresley Open Brake Third (rebuilt as luggage van) built 1906
GNR 1798 Gresley Open Brake Third (rebuilt as luggage van) built 1906

 

Present Location Kirkby Stephen
County Location Cumbria
Designed For GNR
Build Location Doncaster
Diagram number 258
Type BTO
First Number 1798
Later Numbers 41798, DE320145
Present Number 41798
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Ex breakdown vehicle. P Resco but on NVR until 1983/84, then conversion (for exhibition use, Leaderfoot Viaduct scheme)/cosmetic restoration Carnforth 1992. To Dunaskin ca 1997. Not touched since. To Stainmore Railway, Kirkby Stephen East, Spring 2000. 08/20: offered for sale.
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Poor and Incomplete
External Finish Fair
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 29/08/1999
Surveyor John Burnie
Photo Date 12/08/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 31/08/2020

David Wigley 13/06/2009: earlier view
David Wigley 13/06/2009: earlier view


 

 










 





 

 

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