BR 4789 Mk 1 Second Open built 1957

BR 4789 Mk 1 Second Open built 1957

BR 4789 Mk 1 Second Open built 1957
BR 4789 Mk 1 Second Open built 1957


Present Location Bodmin Wenford
County Location Cornwall
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 94
Lot number 30376
Type SO
First Number 4789
Later Numbers E4789 W4789 TANGWEN ST PETROC
Present Number W4789 St Petroc
Current Livery BR(W) Chocolate and Cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1991 Llangollen: modified for Berwyn Belle use - 36 FO seats (Pullman gold moquette, as used on Intercity 70); luggage racks removed. Following Berwyn Belle's demise, to Bodmin early 2002. By 10/05 in a choc/cream livery and named "St Petroc". Forms dining set.
Owner Bodmin & Wenford Railway
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2010
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 30/04/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/03/2017




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