GWR 796 Hawksworth Corridor Third, later Dynamometer Car built 1947

GWR 796 Hawksworth Corridor Third, later Dynamometer Car built 1947

GWR 796 Hawksworth Corridor Third, later Dynamometer Car built 1947
GWR 796 Hawksworth Corridor Third, later Dynamometer Car built 1947

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For GWR
Build Location Swindon
Diagram number C82
Lot number 1691
Type TK
First Number 796
Later Numbers DW150192, TEST CAR NO 4, 99140
Present Number DW150192
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Converted 1961 to Dynamometer Car for RTC Derby. P 1983 at Foxfield, to Wolverton 1988 (71000 Loco Trust), restored for main line use by 1990. First Hawksworth built. Full equipment at conversion still present. Confirmed still at Carnforth 08/18.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Satisfactory
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 Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 26/07/2008
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/10/2018


 

 














 

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