LNER 4236 Gangwayed Passenger Brake

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LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 4236 Gangwayed Passenger Brake
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LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 4236 Gangwayed Passenger Brake
Built By York
Status Scrapped
Number 4236
Other numbers 70459, E70459E
History
Built 1938
Designed By GresleySir Nigel Gresley, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London & North Eastern Railway 1923-1941
Diagram 245
Type BGP
Seats None
1975 Arrived on SVRSevern Valley Railway
1983 Left SVRSevern Valley Railway

Carriages

LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway 4236 Gangwayed Passenger Brake (bogie Pigeon Van) was resident on the SVRSevern Valley Railway between 1975 and 1983. It has since been scrapped.

4236 in service

4236 was an example of the varnished teak rolling stock designed by Nigel GresleySir Nigel Gresley, Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London & North Eastern Railway 1923-1941 for the LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway. It was built at York in 1938 to diagram 245. It was renumbered 70459 in 1946, and ended service in 1974 having been renumbered E70459E and repainted in BRBritish Rail or British Railways Blue livery.

4236 in preservation

4236 was purchased by a member of the Erlestoke Manor Fund, arriving on the SVRSevern Valley Railway in April 1975. It was repainted in LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway brown "imitation varnished teak" livery in time to attend the Rainhill 150 Celebrations at Shildon in that year. On return to the SVRSevern Valley Railway it became The Erlestoke Manor Fund's shop at Bewdley, a role it retained until 1983 when it was swapped for LNER 24105 Open Third.

The Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey reports that 4236 has been scrapped since leaving the SVRSevern Valley Railway.

See also

References

  • SVRSevern Valley Railway Stock Book Sixth Edition
  • Railway Heritage Register Carriage Survey
  • LNERLondon & North Eastern Railway (SVRSevern Valley Railway) Coach Fund

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