GWR 6705 Collett Brake Corridor Composite built 1938

GWR 6705 Collett Brake Corridor Composite built 1938

GWR 6705 Collett Brake Corridor Composite built 1938
GWR 6705 Collett Brake Corridor Composite built 1938

 

Present Location West Somerset Railway
County Location Somerset
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number E159
Lot number 1589
Type BCK
First Number 6705
Present Number 6705
Current Livery GWR chocolate and cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1967 and exported to American "Steamtown", initially in Vermont till relocation to Scranton. Given by US National Parks Service to WSSRT: sailed from Halifax, Nova Scotia 16 Mar 07. To Crewe Heritage for renewal of exterior steel cladding, repairs to internal framing and to internal fittings. 05/11: to West Somerset Railway (at Williton) where restoration work was completed (see photo).
Owner West Somerset Steam Railway Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Not Applicable
Internal Finish Not Applicable
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 Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 04/11/2017
Photo by Paul Dunn
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/11/2017


 

 










 



 

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