LMS 5987 Corridor Third Brake built 1937

LMS 5987 Corridor Third Brake built 1937

LMS 5987 Corridor Third Brake built 1937
LMS 5987 Corridor Third Brake built 1937

 

Present Location NRM York
County Location York
Designed For LMS
Build Location Derby
Diagram number 1968
Lot number 1035
Type BTK
First Number 5987
Later Numbers (5897)
Present Number 5987 (5897)
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 07/65 ex Ordsall Lane Manchester privately for use as support vehicle and workshop by the Princess Elizabeth Locomotive Society. Suffered damage to roof and to one compartment when crane collapsed on to it following a fire at Messrs Dowty's factory. Then at Ashchurch till 1977, then to Hereford. Sold to NRM in October 1977; at Carnforth by 1990; seen there 05/00 but to NRM by 08/00. Restoration (including roof and interior) well in hand by 04/10. Repainted in maroon Coronation Scot livery for NRM "LMS" weekend 24-25/09/11 - mis-numbered 5897 over this weekend but very soon corrected. By 11/13 80% restored, with one compartment to trim and the lavatory to reassemble. Due to return to LMS Period II livery.
Owner National Railway Museum
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some 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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 31/05/2000
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 02/09/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/04/2016


 

 










 



 

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