CIE 2977 Travelling Post Office built 1958

CIE 2977 Travelling Post Office built 1958

CIE  2977 Travelling Post Office built 1958
CIE 2977 Travelling Post Office built 1958

 

Present Location Downpatrick
County Location Newry, Mourne & Down
Designed For CIE
Built by CIE
Where built Inchicore
First Number 2977
Present Number 2977
Other numbers 2977TLA
Owner An Post
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
Operating No
Stored Secure Open
Gauge 5ft 3in
Rarity Few
Historical Importance Very Important
Notes Restored and owned by Irish Rail. Outside main Loco Shop, Inchicore Works. Out twice since restoration (up to 6/00) - by Liner Train to Thurles for 150 year celebrations; also on RPSI steam special for same purpose. 1 of 3 remaining TPOs: see 2119, 2978. 10/17: moved from Inchicore to Downpatrick and County Down Railway for display: restoration work started immediately (suffers from some rot etc. having been stored outside).
Inspected by Colin Holliday
Date of Inspection 27/12/2000
Photo Date 28/01/2003
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/10/2017

 
 

 

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