GWR 5043 Collett bow-ended Corridor Third: now workshop built 1928

GWR 5043 Collett bow-ended Corridor Third: now workshop built 1928

GWR 5043 Collett bow-ended Corridor Third: now workshop built 1928
GWR 5043 Collett bow-ended Corridor Third: now workshop built 1928

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number C54
Lot number 1383
Type TK
First Number 5043
Later Numbers DW150301
Present Number W5043W
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Extensively rebuilt as workshop during 1950s. P 1981 on SVR. By 08/06 one side now completely repanelled. Extended rebuild continues at Bewdley Yard. 10/2013 - in use as workshop. Ownership transferred from 2857 Society to Great Western (SVR) Association by 11/14 and then to SVR (Holdings) by 04/17 in exchange for GWR 4786 (qv). It is to be rebuilt over next 5 years internally as a wheelchair accessible Saloon/Buffet Car with disabled toilet and styled externally as a GWR Composite Kitchen Diner of Diagram H33.
Owner Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) plc
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 30/05/2017

Richard Gunning 28/03/2017. Seen during shunting operation
Richard Gunning 28/03/2017. Seen during shunting operation


 

 

















 

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