CIE 2144 Suburban Composite; later Generating Steam Van built 1954

CIE 2144 Suburban Composite; later Generating Steam Van built 1954

CIE 2144 Suburban Composite; later Generating Steam Van built 1954
CIE 2144 Suburban Composite; later Generating Steam Van built 1954

 

Present Location Downpatrick
County Location Newry, Mourne & Down
Designed For CIE
Type CK
First Number 2144
Later Numbers 1611 2572 3223TL
Present Number 3223
Gauge 5ft 3in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Renumbered 1611 in 1971. Converted to parcels brake 2572 in 1973; to GSV ca 1980. W 11/86 (broken spring). P 01/88, to Downpatrick 05/88. Roller bearings on GSR bogies. Windows added van end for push-pull operation, 2000. 2-year refurbishment finished 11/07. Photo below shows appearance at 09/14.
Owner Downpatrick & County Down Railway
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some 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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 13/09/2014
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 13/09/2014
Photo by Michael Cope
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 11/04/2016


 

 










 



 

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