Pullman CIWL 247 Leona Pullman Parlour First built 1925

Pullman CIWL 247 Leona Pullman Parlour First built 1925

Pullman CIWL 247 Leona Pullman Parlour First built 1925
Pullman CIWL 247 Leona Pullman Parlour First built 1925

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For Pullman CIWL
Built by BRCW
Diagram number K
Type FP
First Number 247 Leona
Later Numbers CIWL 53, Princess Elizabeth, Isle of Thanet
Present Number Isle of Thanet
Current Livery Pullman
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Additional Notes Car K. Used in Italy 1925-8. 11/50: remodelled as Guard's Parlour First and re-named ISLE OF THANET for use in the 'THANET BELLE' Pullman service. 30/01/65: part of formation of Sir Winston Churchill's Funeral Train (final vehicle on journey from Waterloo). P 1968: to NRM at Green Bay Wisconsin via 'Flying Scotsman' 1969 tour. Repatriated 11/00 and to Carnforth for repairs to running gear & repainting. 08/18: still at Carnforth.
Owner Private
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 01/03/2004
Photo by Michael Cope
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/10/2018


 

 














 

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