GNR 2856 Composite Lavatory Brake built 1898

GNR 2856 Composite Lavatory Brake built 1898

GNR 2856 Composite Lavatory Brake built 1898
GNR 2856 Composite Lavatory Brake built 1898

 

Present Location Keighley Worth Valley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For GNR
Build Location Doncaster
Diagram number 189
Type BCL
First Number 2856
Later Numbers E42856E, DE320051
Present Number 2856
Current Livery GNR Varnished Teak
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Converted Walkergate 1950. W 1963, P 1971 Newcastle Coach Group/GNR Coach Group: stored Heaton MPD till 1973. To VCT from NYMR 1995. Fire-damaged at Keighley 12/96. PRISM/TT/HLF funded restoration completed 09/04. HRA Coach Competition winner. At Musuem of Rail Travel, Ingrow when not in use.
Owner Vintage Carriages Trust
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 Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 05/07/2008
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 28/04/2023
Photo by Paul Holroyd
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/05/2023

Paul Abell 07/08/2016. View of First Class Compartment
Paul Abell 07/08/2016. View of First Class Compartment

Mark Astley 26/09/2004: earlier view
Mark Astley 26/09/2004: earlier view

Paul Holroyd 28/04/2023
Paul Holroyd 28/04/2023


 

 

















 

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