SR 4589 GUV ('Strengthened') (underframe only) built 1938

SR 4589 GUV ('Strengthened') (underframe only) built 1938

SR 4589 GUV ('Strengthened') (underframe only) built 1938
SR 4589 GUV ('Strengthened') (underframe only) built 1938

 

Present Location Isle of Wight
County Location Isle of Wight
Designed For SR
Build Location Ashford / Eastleigh
Diagram number 3182
Lot number 975
Type GUV
First Number 4589
Later Numbers S4589S CC99015
Present Number CC99015
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes One of three General Utility Vans (GUVs) strengthened for circus elephant transportation. (Others were SR 4598 & 4601). Sold to Chipman Chemical Company and converted for a railhead treatment train. Abandoned OOU at Horsham Engineers Sidings. Eventually sold 11/11 by Network Rail to IoWSR. Stored at Mid Hants and then to IoWSR 05/12. Body dismantled early 2014. Reconditioned underframe (shown above - shortened by 5 feet and brakes converted to air) - will ultimately carry body of LCDR 5-compartment Brake 1185 (4115)(q.v.) but at 06/16 is being used temporarily to carry body of SECR 1133 (qv).
Owner Isle of Wight Railway Co Ltd
External Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor and Incomplete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 10/01/2014
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 22/07/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 08/10/2017



 

 










 





 

 

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