Talyllyn 21 Open Third, now Wheelchair Saloon/Third built 1971

Talyllyn 21 Open Third, now Wheelchair Saloon/Third built 1971

Talyllyn 21 Open Third, now Wheelchair Saloon/Third built 1971
Talyllyn 21 Open Third, now Wheelchair Saloon/Third built 1971

 

Present Location Talyllyn Railway
County Location Gwynedd
Designed For Talyllyn
Build Location Tywyn
Built by Talyllyn
Type SAL
First Number 21
Present Number 21
Gauge 2ft 3in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Bodywork by Tisdale of Kenilworth. Converted from Open Third to Wheelchair/Third. Air brakes from late 1990s. Original body completely dismantled between 10/11 and 07/13 and replaced by a completely new body built at Ffestiniog's Boston Lodge Works - virtually identical to previous with only detail differences.
Owner Talyllyn Railway Co
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 28/06/2000
Surveyor John Smallwood
Photo Date 01/09/2013
Photo by John Burton
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 28/04/2016


 

 














 

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