LNER 1719 Coronation 'Beavertail' Observation Car built 1937

LNER 1719 Coronation 'Beavertail' Observation Car built 1937

LNER 1719 Coronation 'Beavertail' Observation Car built 1937
LNER 1719 Coronation 'Beavertail' Observation Car built 1937

 

Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For LNER
Build Location Doncaster
Diagram number 232
Lot number 809
Type SPEC
First Number 1719
Later Numbers E1719E
Present Number E1719E OBSERVATION CAR
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes "Beavertail" Observation Car from "Coronation" set. P 1968. At Lochty till 1992, Asbestos stripped 1992. External restoration to 1959 (rebuilt) condition completed 2/05: internal restoration completed by 12/07. Privately owned, on loan to RVP.
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 Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/09/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 18/04/2016



 

 










 





 

 

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