LNER 6843 Four-wheel Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) built 1929

LNER 6843 Four-wheel Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) built 1929

LNER 6843 Four-wheel Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) built 1929
LNER 6843 Four-wheel Passenger Brake (Pigeon Van) built 1929

 

Present Location North Norfolk
County Location Norfolk
Designed For LNER
Build Location York
Diagram number 120
Lot number 325
Type BYP
First Number 6843
Later Numbers 772, 70246, E70246E, DE040923
Present Number 6843
Current Livery LNER - Teak
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1970. Dgm 120 was for racing pigeon traffic. Built with but one Guard's duckett. Dual brake: originally built for GE/MGN section. Donated by previous private owner. Major restoration now completed.
Owner Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway Society
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 Much 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 Very Important
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 21/08/2006
Surveyor Nigel Scarlett
Photo Date 01/08/2017
Photo by Ken Hartley
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 13/09/2017


 

 










 



 

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