NER 3453 Third (later Driving Trailer Brake Composite) built 1904

NER 3453 Third (later Driving Trailer Brake Composite) built 1904

NER 3453 Third (later Driving Trailer Brake Composite) built 1904
NER 3453 Third (later Driving Trailer Brake Composite) built 1904

 

Present Location Embsay
County Location North Yorkshire
Designed For NER
Build Location York
Built by NER
Diagram number 14, 106
Type T
First Number 3453
Later Numbers 23453, DE320180
Present Number 3453
Current Livery NER deep crimson
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Clerestory. Converted to driving trailer 1906 but control equipment removed 1921. Mobile office 1952. P 1971 by NER Coach Group, restoration work carried out at Hull until 1978. Fully sheeted, at Levisham. 02/06. Donated to private owner based at Embsay, and moved there 09/09 for further restoration work. By 06/23: now owned by 1903 Autocar Trust and, having been donated to the Trust to run with NER Autocar 3170. 01/24: outshopped after further restoration work.
Owner 1903 Autocar 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 As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 12/04/2003
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 19/10/2018
Photo by Paul Abell
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 22/01/2024

24/03/1998. Earlier condition
24/03/1998. Earlier condition

Steve West 04/09/2016: close-up view - cab end
Steve West 04/09/2016: close-up view - cab end

Paul Abell 19/10/2018: interior view of cab
Paul Abell 19/10/2018: interior view of cab


 

 

















 

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