Ffestiniog 15 Earliest bogie coaches: originally tricomposite built 1872

Ffestiniog 15 Earliest bogie coaches: originally tricomposite built 1872

Ffestiniog 15 Earliest bogie coaches: originally tricomposite built 1872
Ffestiniog 15 Earliest bogie coaches: originally tricomposite built 1872

 

Present Location Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
County Location Gwynedd
Designed For Ffestiniog
Built by Brown Marshalls
Type C
First Number 15
Present Number None
Gauge 1ft 11 5/8in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Into service 1/73. With No. 16 earliest iron-framed bogie coaches in GB. Tricomposite, later 6 3rd, 1 1st compartments. Wrought iron (?) framing with cross bracing. Restored 1960. HLF grant awarded for full restoration to tricomposite 1999: finished 2001.
Owner Ffestiniog Railway Trust
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 Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Exceptionally Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 01/06/2005
Surveyor Norman Bond
Photo Date 13/03/2002
Photo by Norman Bond
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 14/04/2016

As seen at NRM York 6 6 12
As seen at NRM York 6 6 12


 

 










 





 

 

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