TRIP 554

Isle of Wight Steam Railway

29/06/19

** = Not seen by all the party.

Bristol Parkway (VIEW) :
IET's ; 800029, 800032.

Eastleigh Station & Yard (VIEW) :
Loco's ; 08511, 08632, 60021, 66849 70811, 70816, 73119.
DMU ; 158884.
EMU's ; 444001, 444025, 444036, 444041.
Network Rail Wagons ; 29409, 29442.

Lymington Ferry Terminal (VIEW) :
EMU ; 450084.

Yarmouth Mill, Yarmouth (VIEW) :
IWR 8 / SR (IOW) 2435 - 8wh 8 Compartment 1st/3rd Composite [half body only - original Metropolitan railway identity currently not known]. Identification obtained from post trip research.

Unnamed Property, Whippance Farm, Thorness Bay (VIEW) :
UI LCDR -- 4wh 5 Compartment 3rd [body only in use as a summer chalet]

`SHORELANDS', Whippance Farm, Thorness Bay (VISIT) ** :
LCDR 679 / SECR 3199 / SR (IOW) 4127 - 6wh 4 Compartment brake 3rd [body only in use as a summer home]. This carriage was originally allocated as number 245, but it was changed to 679, before building was completed.

`THE SHACK', Whippance Farm, Thorness Bay (VIEW) ** :
LBSCR 53 / SR (IOW) 7996 - 2 Compartment Lavatory Saloon [body only in garden undergoing restoration work].

Unnamed Property, Whippance Farm, Thorness Bay (VIEW) ** :
UI Southern Vectis Double Deck Bus [top deck only in use as a summer home]. Type identified from post trip research, Is either from Bristol K902 (CAP 187) or Bristol K903 (CAP 234), research is ongoing to ascertain which one.

`THE BAY', Thorness Bay (VIEW) ** :
C&NR 2 - 5 Compartment Composite [body only in use as a summer home]. Identification obtained from post trip research. Listed on VCT & UKPRSL as being in Gurnard.

`CLARABEL', Thorness Bay (VIEW) ** :
C&NR 1 - 5 Compartment Composite [body only in use as summer home]. Identification obtained from post trip research. `Was one of three bodies purchased by a Mr. Edney, who intends to use it as a hillside home overlooking Thorness Bay'. Now owned by a local well known artist Fiona Moatt. Listed on VCT & UKPRSL as being in Gurnard.

`HONEY HUT', Thorness Bay (VISIT) ** :
LBSCR / SR (IOW) 2345 - 5 Compartment 3rd [body only in use as a summer home]. Original LBSCR identity is currently unknown. Listed on VCT & UKPRSL as being in Gurnard.

Unnamed Property, Thorness Bay (VISIT) ** :
IWR 11 / SR (IOW) 6336 - 4wh 3 Compartment Composite [body only being renovated as a summer home]. Identification obtained from post trip research. `Was one of three bodies purchased by a Mr. Edney, who intends to use it as a hillside home overlooking Thorness Bay'. Listed on VCT & UKPRSL as being in Gurnard.

`BUNNY HUTCH', Thorness Bay (VISIT) ** :
NLR 48 / SR (IOW) 2428 - 4 Compartment 3rd [body only in use as a summer home]. Identification obtained from post trip research. `Was one of three bodies purchased by a Mr. Edney, who intends to use it as a hillside home overlooking Thorness Bay'. Listed on VCT & UKPRSL as being in Gurnard.

Former `Angling Club', Gurnard (VIEW) ** :
IWR 7 / SR (IOW) 2434 - 8wh 8 Compartment 3rd [body only derelict in the undergrowth]. Original Metropolitan railway identity currently not known, Identification obtained from post trip research.

Unnamed Property, Gurnard {near `BEACHLEY HALT'} (VIEW) ** :
Golden Valley Railway 45 - Goods Brake Van [body only derelict in the undergrowth]. ]. Identification obtained from post trip research. `Was one of two purchased by Mr. Hibbert, who intends to use it as a workshop/potting shed near the Gurnard Angling Club'.

`BEACHLEY HALT', Gurnard (VIEW) ** :
NLR 47 / SR (IOW) 6337 - 4 Compartment Composite [body only used as a summer home]. Identification obtained from post trip research. `Was one of two purchased by Mr. Hibbert, who intends to use it as a summer house near the Gurnard Angling Club'.

`WESTWARD', 23, Lower Church Road, Gurnard (VISIT) ** :
NLR 53 / NLR 43 / SR 2425 - 5 Compartment 3rd [body only used as a hobbies room - formerly a separate letting accommodation]. Identification obtained from post trip research. Was originally NLR 53, but was re-numbered to NLR 43 shortly after entering service.

Isle of Wight Steam Railway, Havenstreet (VISIT) :
Station Car Park :
On-Track Plant ;
J.A. Taylor & Co -- UI 1T Hand Crane [plinthed in car park].

Station :
Loco ;
No.24 `CALBOURNE' - 0-4-4T, Nine Elms/1891 = working the service train.
Carriages ;
LBSCR 93 / SR 3870 / SR (IOW) 4168 - Bogie 5 Compartment Brake 3rd [body only mounted onto the underframe of a UI WW1 Ambulance carriage]. Working the service train.
LBSCR 641/ SR 4019 / SR (IOW) 2416 - Bogie 9 Compartment 3rd = working the service train.
LBSCR 735 / SR 2065 / IWSR 2403 - Bogie 8 Compartment 3rd [body only mounted on the underframe of SR GUV 4605]. Working the service train.
LBSCR 6164 / SR (IOW) 6349 - Bogie 8 Compartment Composite = working the service train.
SECR 1148 / SR 3402 / SR (IOW) 4149 - Bogie 4 Compartment Brake 3rd = working the service train.
NPCCS ;
SR 4605 - Bogie General Utility Van [underframe only with the body of LBSCR 735 on it]. Working the service train.

Carriage Workshop :
Carriages ;
IWR 10 - 4wh 3 Compartment Composite [body only mounted onto a brand new purpose built wooden underframe].
IWR 21 - 4wh 3 Compartment 1st [body framework only mounted onto the underframe of BR Single Bolster B 451341].
SECR 1133 / SR 6412 / SR (IOW) 6375 - Bogie 8 Compartment Saloon Composite [underframe only undergoing restoration].
NPCCS ;
SR 1964 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van {Ex-West Somerset Railway}.
Freight Stock ;
B 451341 - BR Single Bolster [underframe only with the body of IWR 21 on it].
Models ;
5.5Inch Gauge `POLLY' - 0-4-0, Peter Goss/xxxx.
3.5Inch Gauge 4472 `FLYING SCOTSMAN' - 4-6-0, Morris Caitlin/2000.

In Yard :
Loco's ;
41313 - 2-6-2T, Crewe/1952.
D 2059 - 0-6-0DM, Doncaster/1959.
ARMY 235 - 0-4-0DM, Andrew Barclay 371/1945.
Carriage ;
LSWR 752 / DS 70014 - Bogie Corridor 3rd [body only grounded and used as a store shed].
NPCCS ;
SR 210 / 083618 - Bogie Full Brake.
SR 1566 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van.
SR 2181 / DS 36 / 083663 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van {carries S 1350 in error}.
Freight Stock ;
011374-4 / RTU 7503 - Unpowered EGO4 Steel Trailer, carrying a bogie frame.

The Train Story :
Loco's ;
2 `YARMOUTH' / (LBSCR 110) - 0-6-0T, Brighton/1877.
38 `AJAX' - 0-6-0T, Andrew Barclay 1605/1918.
D 2554 'NUCLEAR FRED' - 0-6-0DM, Hunslet 4870/1956.
W 8 (`FRESHWATER') - 0-6-0T, Brighton/1876 [boiler removed, dismantled down to frame, cab & wheels only].
W 11(`NEWPORT') - 0-6-0T, Brighton/1878 [boiler removed, dismantled down to frame, cab & wheels only].
Tram Car ;
Unnumbered Ryde Pier Pollards Car Tram.
Carriages ;
IWR 5-8 - 4wh 4 Compartment 2nd [body only mounted onto the underframe of BR Pipe Wagon B 741157].
LBSCR 20 / SR 1520 / SR 1840 / SR (IOW) 2343 - 4wh 5 Compartment 2nd [body only mounted onto the underframe of SR PMV 1617].
LBSCR 1200 / SR (IOW) 3694 / IWSR 4115 - 4wh 3 Compartment Brake 3rd [body only mounted onto the underframe of SR PMV 1669].
LCDR 20 / SECR 2398 / SR 7909 / SR (IOW) 6369 - 4wh Saloon Composite [body only mounted onto underframe of SR PMV 1533].
LCDR 45 / SECR 279 / SECR 3357 / SR 3585 / SR (IOW) 2515 - 6wh 4 Compartment Brake 2nd [body only mounted onto the underframe of SR PMV 1497].
LCDR 229 / SECR 2619 / SR (IOW) 6376 / `TALLY-HO' - 6wh 4 Compartment 1st [body only grounded outside, representing a chalet - as it was when it was rescued from Whippance Farm at Thorness Bay].
LCDR 233 / SECR 2623 / SR (IOW) 6378 - 4wh 4 Compartment 1st [body only mounted onto the underframe of SR PMV 1783].
LCDR 653 {UKPRSL has this as being 668} / SECR 3173 / SR (IOW) 7932 / IWSR 4112 - Saloon Brake 3rd [body only mounted onto the underframe of SR PMV 1720].
LSWR 752 / DS 70014 - Bogie Corridor 3rd [underframe only used as a temporary accommodation underframe for the body of SECR 1133].
UI MSJ&AR 9 / FN&YR 6 / SR (IOW) 6359 - 4wh 4 Compartment 2nd [body only grounded on display].
NLR 46 / IWSR 6336 - 4wh 4 Compartment 1st/3rd Composite [body only mounted onto the underframe of SR CCT 1750].
SECR 1122 / SR 3390 / IWSR 4145 - Bogie 7 Compartment Lavatory Brake Composite.
SECR 1133 / SR 6412 / SR (IOW) 6375 - Bogie 8 Compartment Saloon Composite [body only mounted on temporary accommodation underframe from LSWR Corridor 3rd 752].
NPCCS ;
SR 1134 / SR (IOW) 1046 / DS 70256 / 082055 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van.
SR 1497 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van [underframe only with the body of LCDR 45 on it].
SR 1533 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van [underframe only with the body of LCDR 20 on it].
SR 1617 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van [underframe only with the body of LBSCR 20 on it].
SR 1669 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van [underframe only with the body of LBSCR 1200 on it].
SR 1720 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van [underframe only with the body of LCDR 653 on it].
SR 1750 - 4wh Covered Carriage Truck [underframe only with the body of NLR 46 on it].
SR 1783 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van [underframe only with the body of LCDR 233 on it].
On Track Plant ;
UI MR / 429S - 5t Hand Crane.
Freight Stock ;
LBSCR 3537 / 1 / SR 27884 - 5 Plank Open Wagon.
LBSCR 3713 / KESR 125 / SR 46773 / 1188S / SR (IOW) 46923 - Non Ventilated Goods Van.
LBSCR 4545 / SR 58296 / SR (IOW) 58043 - 1 Plank Single Bolster Wagon.
LBSCR 4631 / SR 58341 / SR (IOW) 59050 - 1 Plank Single Bolster Wagon.
LBSCR 7116 / SR 53291 / SR (IOW) 53374 ./ 1066S /SR (IOW) 46924 - Cattle Wagon.
LBSCR 7317 / SR 58443 / SR (IOW) 59045 - 1 Plank Single Bolster Wagon.
UI LSWR / 429SM - Crane Runner Match Wagon.
UI LSWR / SR (IOW) 56046 - Goods Brake Van.
UI SECR / SR (IOW) 62888 - 4 Plank Dropside Open Wagon.
SR 7129 / SR (IOW) 60536 / IWSR 60579 - 1 Plank Twin Bolster Open Wagon.
SR 27520 / IWSR 27766 - 5 Plank Open Wagon.
SR 27696 / IWSR 27834 - 5 Plank Open Wagon.
SR 27730 - 5 Plank Open Wagon.
SR 55724 - Goods Brake Van.
A 3705B -- BR `A' Type Lift On/Off Goods Container [grounded outside beside LCDR 229].
B 483701 / IWSR 27936 - BR 5 Plank Dropside Open Wagon {re-built as an 8 Plank Open Wagon}.
B 741157 - BR Pipe Wagon [underframe only with the body of IWR 5-8 on it].

Siding Alongside The Train Story :
NPCCS ;
SR 1603 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van.
Freight Stock ;
HW 435 / IWSR DP 63435 - LTB `Herring' Steel Ballast Hopper.
HW 437 / IWSR DP 63437 - LTB `Herring' Steel Ballast Hopper.
SR 61056 / 083263 - 4wh Machinery Flat.
B 483700 / `Hocknalls No.15 - BR 5 Plank Open Wagon {contains side tanks from 8 `FRESHWATER'}.
B 483725 - BR 5 Plank Dropside Open Wagon.
B 483733 - BR 5 Plank Dropside Open Wagon.
DB 992804 - BR `Dogfish' Ballast Hopper.
DB 993103 - BR `Dogfish' Ballast Hopper.
DB 993853 - BR `Shark' Plough Ballast Brake Van.

Griffins Field & Sidings :
Carriage ;
LCDR 1185 / SECR 3411 / SR 3247 / SR (IOW) 4115 - Bogie 5 Compartment Brake 3rd [body only grounded on embankment].
LNWR 3061 / LDM 395328 - Bogie Corridor 3rd [underframe only dumped in the grass minus wheels].
LSWR 353 / DS 70000 - Bogie Lavatory 3rd [underframe only converted to a rail carrier].
SR 1019 / DS 70129 / 083607 - Bogie Corridor 3rd [underframe only Ex- Bluebell Railway].
NPCCS ;
SR 1930 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van.
SR 2373 / DS 70329 - 4wh Covered Carriage Truck.
SR 4589 / CC 99015 - Bogie Strengthened `Elephant' General Utility Van [underframe only].
SR 4600 / CC 99014 - Bogie General Utility Van.
On Track Plant ;
68095 / DB 966039 - Wickham 10847/1975 - Unpowered Purpose Built Flat Trolley.
68809 - Permaquip 010/1986 - Personnel Carrier.
Freight Stock ;
ESSO 1231 / MR Registered 78289 - 4wh Fuel Oil Tank.
B 452219 - BR Steel Body Open [underframe only converted to a rail carrier runner wagon].
B 453255 - BR Steel Body Open Wagon [underframe only converted to a rail carrier runner wagon].

At the Rear Beside The Train Story :
On Track Plant ;
B33W / DS 3327 / PWM 3959 / `WIKI 2' - Wickham 6944/1955 - Engineers Trolley [off track]. The identity of this vehicle is assumed to be the correct one in view of the type.

In the Overspill Car Park Field :
Carriage ;
IWR 35 - 4wh 4 Compartment 2nd [body only grounded and virtually totally dismantled].
Freight Stock ;
IWCR 86 - Non Ventilated Goods Van [body only grounded and derelict].

Outside Engine Shed :
Loco's ;
ARMY 198 `ROYAL ENGINEER' - 0-6-0ST, Hunslet 3798/ 1953.
41298 - 2-6-2T, Crewe/1951.
NPCCS ;
SR 1750 - 4wh Covered Carriage Truck [body only grounded].

Inside Engine Shed :
Loco's ;
ARMY 92 `WAGGONER' - 0-6-0ST, Hunslet 3792/1953 [dismantled down to frame, wheels & cab].
W37 1`INVINCIBLE' - 0-4-0ST, Hawthorn Leslie 3135/ 1915 [dismantled down to frame, wheels & cab].
Freight Stock ;
LNER 253276 - 4wh Machinery Flat [carrying tank from `INVINCIBLE'].
B 900103 - BR 4wh Trolley Flat [carrying boiler from `WAGGONER'].

By Bridge :
NPCCS ;
SR 1617 ** - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van [body only grounded].
SR 1783 - 4wh Parcels & Miscellaneous Van [body only grounded].

`SUNTRAP', Wootton Bridge (VIEW) ** :
UI MSJ&AR / UI FN&YR / UI SR (IOW) - 4wh 4 Compartment 2nd [body only used as a summer home]. Research is still ongoing in trying to identify this vehicle.

St John's Road Depot, Ryde (VIEW) :
Mainline Stock (Ex-London Underground) ;
124 (Ex-10205), 224 (Ex-11205) {Set 483004}.
129 (Ex-10289), 229 (Ex-11289) {Set 483009}.
Departmental Stock (Ex-London Underground) ;
122 (Ex-10221), 222 (Ex-11221) / `RAPTOR' {Ex-Set 483002}.

Ryde Station (VISIT) :
Mainline Stock (Ex-London Underground) ;
126 (Ex-10297), 226 (Ex-11297) {Set 483006} [In service].
128 (Ex-10255), 228 (Ex-11255) {Set 483008} [stabled].
On Track Plant ;
Unnumbered - Bance Four Seater 067/1998 [off track under the road over bridge].

Bristol Parkway Station (VIEW) :
Loco's ;
37059, 37218, 68004.
IET's ;
800312, 800317.

Stoke Gifford Yard (VIEW) :
Loco ;
66618.