GWR 136 4-wheeled full Brake narrow gauge coach built 1938

GWR 136 4-wheeled full Brake narrow gauge coach built 1938

GWR 136 4-wheeled full Brake narrow gauge coach built 1938
GWR 136 4-wheeled full Brake narrow gauge coach built 1938

 

Present Location Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, Porthmadog
County Location Gwynedd
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Built by GWR
Lot number 1617
Type BY
First Number 136
Later Numbers 2
Present Number 136
Gauge 1ft 11 5/8in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Built for Vale of Rheidol (new build - not as previously reported on to existing underframe). Steel underframe. Sold by BR to WHR, where in use from 08/80. Since rebuilt by WHR with ply and mouldings; converted to air brakes. See also 137 (Vale of Rheidol Railway).
Owner Welsh Highland Railway Limited
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality Much 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 Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 30/01/2000
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 24/09/2011
Photo by Michael Cope
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 29/04/2016


 

 














 

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