NER 818 7 Compt Clerestory Luggage Composite (later Third) built 1903

NER 818 7 Compt Clerestory Luggage Composite (later Third) built 1903

NER 818 7 Compt Clerestory Luggage Composite (later Third) built 1903
NER 818 7 Compt Clerestory Luggage Composite (later Third) built 1903

 

Present Location Beamish
County Location Durham
Designed For NER
Build Location York
Diagram number 7
Type C
First Number 818
Later Numbers 2818 NCB 9300/159
Present Number 818
Current Livery NER deep crimson
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 7 compartments + luggage compartment. Three centre compartments were first class but downgraded to third in 1930. To NCB 10/1946. P 1968 from Ashington Colliery: stored at Templetown Works, Consett until 12/73 when to Beamish where restored. Now fitted with vacuum brake. On loan to Tanfield by 03/08, then Stainmore Railway for 150 celebrations 08/11. Back to Beamish 09/11. Overhaul and repaint planned to start in late 2018. Some references suggest this vehicle might actually be NER 3071 (qv) restored as 818 (see also NER 1149 qv) but at 09/2019 this is believed to be the original 818.
Owner Beamish Museum
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Under Cover
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2005
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 25/09/2011
Photo by Mike Haddon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 21/09/2019



 

 










 






 

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