GNR 807 First (Family) Saloon built 1912

GNR 807 First (Family) Saloon built 1912

GNR 807 First (Family) Saloon built 1912
GNR 807 First (Family) Saloon built 1912

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For GNR
Build Location Doncaster
Diagram number 45D
Type SAL
First Number 807
Later Numbers 4807, 99981, 99881, Great Northern
Present Number 807
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes W as Work Study coach 1972. Gloucester, then to Resco. Restored at Steamtown, leased to GS&WR for "Royal Scotsman" till 89, then "Queen of Scots"; at Steamtown till 91: St Leonards till 93, sold to WCRC and to Carnforth 11/08. Dual brakes 1990. Gresley bogies - thought to following a bogie swap at some stage with LNER TK 3291 (q.v.), which is now on GNR bogies with Mansell wheelsets. still in Queen of Scots set CS57. 08/18: confirmed still based at Carnforth.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/05/2009
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 19/05/2013
Photo by Walter Plinge
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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