Talyllyn 8 Four-wheel semi-Open (unglazed) built 1966

Talyllyn 8 Four-wheel semi-Open (unglazed) built 1966

Talyllyn 8 Four-wheel semi-Open (unglazed) built 1966
Talyllyn 8 Four-wheel semi-Open (unglazed) built 1966

 

Present Location Talyllyn Railway
County Location Gwynedd
Designed For Talyllyn
Build Location Tywyn
Built by Talyllyn
Type O
First Number 8
Present Number 8
Gauge 2ft 3in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Ancestory is Penrhyn 4-wheeler "P" of ca 1900. To TR 1952/3, in use (no roof) till 1964. Due to poor condition broken up and replaced by present (larger) No. 8. Similar to 11, 12 and 13. In process of adding air brakes.
Owner Talyllyn Railway Co
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 As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
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 Mark Stevenson
Photo Date 01/07/2013
Photo by Ian Smith
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 28/04/2016

In Workshop: as seen 25 September 2011
In Workshop: as seen 25 September 2011


 

 

















 

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