NER 305 Officer's Saloon built 1903

NER 305 Officer's Saloon built 1903

NER 305 Officer's Saloon built 1903
NER 305 Officer's Saloon built 1903

 

Present Location Ribble Steam Railway
County Location Lancashire
Designed For NER
Build Location York
Diagram number 81
Type INSP
First Number 305
Later Numbers 2305, DE902177, 99051
Present Number NER 305
Current Livery NER deep crimson
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Clerestory Saloon. Restored by BREL York in 1973, then Didcot, Market Overton, Carnforth. Sold to private owner; Crewe Heritage briefly during 1990, to NYMR 1995, then to East Lancs late 2000 and to Ribble Valley 10/05.
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
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 24/03/1998
Surveyor Ray Sowerby
Photo Date 14/04/2012
Photo by Dan Adkins
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/09/2017

Steve West 13/08/2017: another view - other side
Steve West 13/08/2017: another view - other side


 

 

















 

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