GCR 793 eight-compartment Suburban Third built 1905

GCR 793 eight-compartment Suburban Third built 1905

GCR 793 eight-compartment Suburban Third built 1905
GCR 793 eight-compartment Suburban Third built 1905

 

Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For GCR
Built by BRCW
Diagram number 3B4
Lot number FM44
Type T
First Number 793
Later Numbers 5793, 040451
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Withdrawn 1955, at Hull Docks. P 1988 by MSLT at GCR. Body cosmetically restored 1991 but then declared surplus and since OOU at Swithland. Gutted internally but still restorable.
Owner Main Line Steam Trust Ltd
External Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
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 Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Poor
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 08/09/2007
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 18/04/2016

As seen 07/13
As seen 07/13


 

 

















 

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