ECJS 189 GNR Clerestory

Present Location: Now sold and in possession of LNERCA on North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Designed: For East Coast Joint Stock
Built:1894 at Doncaster (Diagram number 57, 25)
Type: RTO
Number: 189
Uses: Employed on the Kings Cross -Edinburgh Service

Modified to incorporate pantry 1909, withdrawn 1927. Body grounded as pig shed for 60 years, then salvaged in 1989 by M Ford at Holme Trading Estate. Now on an underframe, bogies ex LNER 6450 (Gresley suburban) 52 ft 6 in. 6 Jan 98: early demolition threatened. Acquired by Stephen Middleton and moved to Embsay.
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