GWR 80975 Hawksworth Inspection Saloon built 1948

GWR 80975 Hawksworth Inspection Saloon built 1948

GWR 80975 Hawksworth Inspection Saloon built 1948
GWR 80975 Hawksworth Inspection Saloon built 1948

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Built by BR
Diagram number Q13
Lot number 1701
Type INSP
First Number 80975
Later Numbers DW80975 99243
Present Number DW80975
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 1993 (private). Overhaul Cranmore 1995. To Bodmin 2000 (conveyed HM the Queen), then SVR. Kitchen/toilet/seating missing/unserviceable. Overhaul by SVR cancelled when SVR member purchased 80972 (qv). 08/06: sheeted at Kidderminster awaiting move to Old Oak Common. However, to Llangollen and operational by 04/09.
Owner Private (Mr Padgett)
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Under Cover
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 25/04/2009
Photo by Mike Haddon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 23/06/2018

Steve West 18/05/2018: later close-up end view
Steve West 18/05/2018: later close-up end view


 

 










 





 

 

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