GWR 232 Hawksworth Autotrailer Third built 1951

GWR 232 Hawksworth Autotrailer Third built 1951

GWR 232 Hawksworth Autotrailer Third built 1951
GWR 232 Hawksworth Autotrailer Third built 1951

 

Present Location Bodmin Wenford
County Location Cornwall
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Built by BR
Diagram number A38
Lot number 1736
Type Autotrailer
First Number 232
Later Numbers CLAIRE
Present Number 232 Claire
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P pre 1972 Paignton & Dartmouth. Driving end gutted, steps removed. Fitted with loose chairs, public address, battery charger, lpg generator. Brown and cream livery. Connection at one end: "Directors Inspection Saloon". To Bodmin by 5/08. Restoration completed in 2011.
Owner Not known
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 Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 09/06/2008
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 30/08/2011
Photo by Steve Ehrlicher
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/03/2017

Steve West 30/04/2016. Another, later view - other end of vehicle.
Steve West 30/04/2016. Another, later view - other end of vehicle.


 

 

















 

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