GNR 229 Brake Composite Corridor built 1912

GNR 229 Brake Composite Corridor built 1912

GNR 229 Brake Composite Corridor built 1912
GNR 229 Brake Composite Corridor built 1912

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For GNR
Build Location Doncaster
Diagram number 218F
Type BCK
First Number 229
Later Numbers 4229, DE320700
Present Number E4229E
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Converted gas to electric light 1932. P 1977, used as Mess by 4150 Loco Fund; sold to LNER (SVR) Coach Fund in 1986. From SVR to Llangollen member 1995. Under restoration in Pentrefelin Yard. One side teak, one side painted red/cream. 06/18: restoration featured in the Channel 4 TV Series 'Great Rail Restorations with Peter Snow' - main photo shows outcome.
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 11/10/2003
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 08/05/2018
Photo by Peter Lund
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/06/2018


 

 














 

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