GWR 1498 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945

GWR 1498 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945

GWR  1498 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945
GWR 1498 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For GWR
Where built Swindon
First Number 2994
Present Number 1498
Other numbers CDB975843, 061057
Diagram number O33
Lot number 1664
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Fair
Operating No
Stored Secure Open
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest
Notes Siphon G. Condemned in November 1978. Transferred to Departmental stock as Seat Trimming Materials Stores Van CDB975843 to work between Litchurch Lane, Derby and Swindon Works. Then transferred to Internal User stock as Stores Van 061057 at St Blazey Depot. P 1990 - has been used for model railway layout at Bodmin Parkway Station (where it carries false identity 1498). 12/21: offered for sale. 01/22: now privately owned and moved from Bodmin and Wenford Railway to Llangollen Railway.
Inspected by David Wigley
Date of Inspection 09/06/2008
Photo by Peter Dickinson
Photo Date 05/01/2022
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 15/03/2022

Peter Dickinson 05/01/2022: view of other side
Peter Dickinson 05/01/2022: view of other side

Peter Dickinson 05/01/2022: interior view with model railway fittings
Peter Dickinson 05/01/2022: interior view with model railway fittings

Peter Dickinson 22/01/2022: interior view after strip-out
Peter Dickinson 22/01/2022: interior view after strip-out

 
 

 

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