Metropolitan 427 'Dreadnought' Brake built 1910

Metropolitan 427 'Dreadnought' Brake built 1910

Metropolitan 427 'Dreadnought' Brake built 1910
Metropolitan 427 'Dreadnought' Brake built 1910

 

Present Location Keighley Worth Valley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For Metropolitan
Built by Metro Carriage Wagon
Type B
First Number 427
Later Numbers KWVR 4
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Built on earlier (1905) chassis (Metro C&W DTF). Only survivor of type: but typical suburban coach of period. In "WVR Re-Opening" Blue/Primrose for WVR's 40th Anniversary 2008: back to correct London Transport Brown 2/09. VCT Museum Ingrow. Work to make good wasted underframe completed 12/12. Body repaint and other work completed 05/13 and restoration of compartments, one by one, steadily continuing.
Owner Vintage Carriages Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 28/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 30/01/2014
Photo by Rob Davidson
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/04/2016


 

 










 



 

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