LNER 23890 Gresley Corridor Third built 1935

LNER 23890 Gresley Corridor Third built 1935

LNER 23890 Gresley Corridor Third built 1935
LNER 23890 Gresley Corridor Third built 1935


Present Location Ecclesbourne Valley
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For LNER
Built by BRCW
Diagram number 115
Type TK
First Number 23890
Later Numbers 12322, DE320959, 99960
Current Livery LNER - Teak
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes W 1961 for ER Control Train. Gresley bogies with roller bearings. P 1980 Resco (Railways) Ltd. To Great Scottish and Western Railway Co 1989 and rebuilt with kitchen by 1990 for their 'Royal Scotsman' train; damaged 05/92 in runaway at BR Millerhill. After accident, moved to Lancastrian Carriage & Wagon, Heysham Industrial Park, Port of Heysham by 07/94. By 02/95 moved to NYMR. 07/13: reported at Pickering awaiting next stage of restoration (By 07/13 TOPS number 99960 re-allocated to the recommissioned Pullman Kitchen Car "Swift" (qv) in 'Royal Scotsman' set). 08/19: to L.S.Engineering (at Wirksworth on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway) for restoration work to recommence.
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
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 Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Poor
Rarity Several
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 12/04/2003
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 12/12/2000
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/10/2019




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