GWR 2983 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945

GWR 2983 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945

GWR  2983 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945
GWR 2983 'Siphon G' bogie gangwayed milk van built 1945

 

Present Location Gloucs Warks
County Location Gloucestershire
Designed For GWR
Where built Swindon
First Number 2983
Present Number 2983
Other numbers US6908 DB975783
Owner Cotswold Steam Preservation
Diagram number O59
Lot number 1664
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Good
Operating No
Stored Secure Open
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest
Notes "Siphon G". In US Ambulance Train No 69 as US6908 till 1946. P 1982 by Cotswold Steam Preservation. Steady restoration over last few years continues. By 05/15 all panels on "other" side due to be replaced, with cleaning and repainting of the frames and bogies to follow. 09/16: at Winchcombe. 05/18: restoration virtually complete now (see main photo and second additional one below); likely to move to Toddington soon to allow for changes to Winchcombe sidings.
Inspected by Kevin Stroud
Date of Inspection 10/04/2005
Photo by Andy Bryne
Photo Date 26/05/2018
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/06/2018

Rob Davidson 15/09/2016: earlier view
Rob Davidson 15/09/2016: earlier view

Andy Bryne 26/05/2018: later view - see Notes above
Andy Bryne 26/05/2018: later view - see Notes above

 
 

 

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