ECJS 189 ECJS clerestory RTO (body) built 1894

ECJS 189 ECJS clerestory RTO (body) built 1894

ECJS 189 ECJS clerestory RTO (body) built 1894
ECJS 189 ECJS clerestory RTO (body) built 1894


Present Location North Yorkshire Moors
County Location North Yorkshire
Designed For ECJS
Build Location Doncaster
Diagram number 57, 25
Type RTO
First Number 189
Later Numbers 1189 (LNER)
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Pantry added 1909, W'drn 1927 and grounded as a piggery in East Yorkshire. Body P 1988 Holme Trading Estate: put on to underframe and bogies ex LNER 6450. Scrapping threatened 1/98, but to new private owner and to Embsay where restoration started. To Wabtec Doncaster for 7/03 open day where it remained for alterations to ride height/springing. Whilst there sold to Doncaster College, whose plans then changed. 10/09: with aid of PRISM grant, purchased by LNERCA and to NYMR 4/10 for full restoration, including to go on to a more appropriate underframe. 04/17: still on underframe from LNER 6450 (qv) but underframe from LNER BTK 62540 (qv) has been shortened in preparation to take this body. By 06/18: this body is now mounted on LNER 62540 (qv).
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Fair
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2003
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 07/04/2010
Photo by Dave Cullingworth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/08/2018

Steve West 28/04/2017. See Notes above
Steve West 28/04/2017. See Notes above




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