Great Western Railway Dean Era Coaches

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Note: After 1907 first class coaches had 8000 added to their number and composites had 6000 added to their number.

Diagram Dimensions
Length x Width
Wheelbase
Lewis Class.
Numbers
Conversions
A4

7 compartment first

 

C79

7 compartment third

50' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

42' wheelbase

CEE7W 20 built in 1896

10 built in 1899

10 built in 1901

(8)263 to (8)282

(8)284 to (8)293

(8)304 to (8)313


R Spratt collection, C79 1987
C79 - Third class
(nos include 338 & 1987)
Diagram C1
Low Roof coach
C2

7 compartment third

40' x 8' CAA12N 10 built in lot 207 1235 to 1237, 1239 to 1245 1236 went to R&SB (third 68) returned to GWR in 1923 became third 4219
1239 went to R&SB (third 69) returned to GWR in 1923 became third 4220
1264 became service vehicle 14927
C3a

8 compartment third

46' x 8' CAE7N
20 built in 1890 as Standard Gauge bodies on Broad Gauge frames Broad Gauge 576 to 595
-
Standard Gauge 2111 to 2130

10 built 1891 as Standard Gauge bodies on Broad Gauge frames

Broad Gauge 600 to 609
-
Standard Gauge 2131 to 2140

20 built in 1889

1753 to 1772
30 built in 1890 as Standard Gauge bodies on Broad Gauge frames

Broad Gauge 610 to 639
-
Standard Gauge 2141 to 2170

20 built in 1890

1779 to 1795
20 built in 1891

1839 to 1858
80 built in 1892 1859 to 1938
C3b

8 compartment third

46' x 8' CEE7N
10 built in 1891 as Standard Gauge bodies on Broad Gauge frames Broad Gauge 689 to 698
-
Standard Gauge 2201 to 2210

20 built in 1892

2211 to 2230
14 built in 1892

2251 to 2264
20 built in 1892

2265 to 2284
8 built in 1893 2285 to 2292
C4

7 compartment third

40' x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

29'6 wheelbase

CAE7N 40 built in 1889 1799 to 1838 See JH Russell, GW Coaches, Part 1, p.68
Diagrams C6 to C9
Gangwayed coaches
C10

8 compartment third

46'6 x 8'

8'6 Dean bogies

38'6 wheelbase

CEE7N
20 built in 1893 2843 to 2862
25 built in 1894 2908 to 2932
30 built in 1895 in two batches 2933 to 2965

1944 to 1953

90 built in 1896 in four batches 2993 to 3012

3013 to 3032

3033 to 3052

3053 to 3082

60 built in 1897 in three batches 3083 to 3112

3113 to 3132

3183 to 3192

10 built in 1898 1954 to 1959, 1969, 1971 to 1973
10 built in 1899 3193 to 3202
55 built in 1900 in five batches 3203 to 3217
20 built in 1901 1188 to 1192, 1194, 1199, 1202, 1203, 1205, 1208, 1209 to 1211, 1214 to 1217, 1219, 1220
10 built in 1902 1172, 1173, 1179, 1180 to 1182, 1184 to 1187

R Spratt collection, 3113
C19

8 compartment second - later third class

50' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

42' wheelbase

CEE7W 30 built in 1901 in three batches (5)260 to (5)274

(5)231 to (5)240

(5)275 to (5)279


HC Casserley 96342, DW14293
Third class numbers after 1912

1351, 1353 to 1355, 1359, 1361 to 1364, 1366 to 1369, 1371, 1373

1331, 1333, 1336 to 1339, 1341 to 1343, 1349

1375, 1376, 1379, 1382, 1383

C23

10 compartment third

58' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

48' wheelbase

CEE7W 35 built in 1903

5 built in 1904

20 built in 1904

3248 to 3272

1001 to 1005

1009 to 1028

R Spratt collection, 3269
D2

6 compartment centre brake third with luggage

40' x 8'

CAA12B

then

CAE12CN

6 built in 1880

6 built in 1881

12 built in 1882 in 2 batches

all built as Broad Gauge coaches and converted to Standard Gauge in 1891/2

BG 431 to 436
2087 to 2092

BG 437 to 442
2093 to 2098

BG 444 & 445
2099 & 2100

BG 446 to 455
2101 to 2110


Mark Vrettos 2015
Compartments are:
3x 3rd, Guard & luggage, 3x 3rd
D3

6 compartment centre brake third with luggage

46'6 x 8'

8'6 Dean bogies

CAA12N 30 built in 1884 (7)1569 to (7)1598
R Spratt collection, 1582
Compartments are:
3x 3rd, Guard & luggage, 3x 3rd
D7

5 compartment brake third

48'6 x 8'

8'6 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CEE7N 10 built in 1890

4 built in 1891

2231 to 2240

2809 to 2812

Real Photos
D8

3 compartment brake third

48'6 x 8'

8'6 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CEE7N 10 built in 1890

4 built in 1891

2241 to 2250

2801 to 2804

2245 was built in 1895

R Spratt collection, 2803
D9

4 compartment brake third

48'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CEE7N 10 built in 1892 2805 to 2808 R Spratt collection, 2805
D14

4 compartment brake third

50' x 8'

8'6 Dean bogies

42' wheelbase

CEE7N 5 built in 1893

25 built in 1894

30 built in 1895 in two batches

2813 to 2817

2883 to 2907

2973 to 2982

2953 to 2972

2813, 2814, 2959 & 2960 may have been numbered 2996 to 2999


R Spratt collection, 2894


R Spratt collection, 2963 with lookout removed

D24

4 compartment brake third

50' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

42' wheelbase

CEE7W 20 built in 1897 in two batches

30 built in 1899 in 3 batches

15 built in 1900 in 2 batches

10 built in 1902

12 built in 1903

3381 to 3290

3341 to 3350

3321 to 3330

3311 to 3320

3401 to 3410

2301 to 2306, 2864, 2881, 2959 & 2960

2307 to 2311

2317 to 2326

3455 to 3466

R Spratt collection, 3385

HMRS AEL430, 3458

D37

5 compartment brake third

50' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

42' wheelbase

CEE7W 5 built in 1900 2312 to 2316
R Spratt collection - lookout removed


R Spratt collection

E6

5 compartment composite with guard

40' x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

30' wheelbase

CAA12B

then

CAE12CN

8 built in 1879 as Broad Gauge Broad Gauge 434 to 439, 444 and 445

Converted to Standard Gauge (7)1007 to (7)1012, (7)1017 and (7)1018


WRRC Mike Morton Lloyd 1715, 7007

Compartments are:
1st, 1st, Guard, 2nd, 2nd, 2nd

E10 and E11

6 compartment composite with luggage

46'6 x 8'

Built with 7' rigid 'bogies', later converted to 8'6 Dean bogies

38'6 wheelbase

CAA9N 12 built in 1880 (6)650 to (6)661
GWR

Compartments are:
2nd, 2nd, 1st, Luggage, 1st, 1st, 2nd

E17 and E18

6 compartment composite with luggage and 2 lavatories

46'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

36' wheelbase

CAE7N 15 built in 1888 848 to 862 HMRS ABW609 - ex camping coach 9969, formerly (6)858
Compartments are:
2nd, 2nd, 2nd, Luggage, 1st, 2 lavatories, 1st, 1st
Converted to E18 by re-arranging the 1st class compartments so that they all had access to a toilet.
E25

7 compartment composite with guard and luggage

48'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CAE7N 10 built in 1889 (7)1301 to (7)1340
R Spratt collection

Compartments are:
1st(half width), 1st, Guard & Luggage, 3x 3rd, 2nd, 2nd(half width)
All condemned by mid-1936
E26

6 compartment brake composite

48'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CAE7N 14 built in 1890 as Standard Gauge bodies on Broad Gauge frames Broad Gauge 569 to 575

Converted to Standard Gauge (7)1036 to (7)1049


R Spratt collection - ex camping coach 9970, formerly (7)1044

Compartments are:
2nd, 2nd, 1st, brake, 1st, 2nd, 2nd
E27

7 compartment composite with 2 lavatories

46'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

36' wheelbase

CAE7N 6 built in 1890 as Standard Gauge bodies on Broad Gauge frames Broad Gauge 581 to 586

Converted to Standard Gauge (7)1050 to (7)1055

HMRS ABW610 - ex camping coach 9972, formerly (7)1050
Compartments are:
3rd, 3rd, 2nd, 1st, 2 lavatories, 1st, 2nd, 3rd


M Longridge - ex camping coach 9972

most became camping coaches
E28

6 compartment composite with luggage and 2 lavatories

48'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CAE7N 3 built in 1890 as Standard Gauge bodies on Broad Gauge frames Broad Gauge 613 to 615

Converted to Standard Gauge (7)1056 to (7)1058

Real 25080 - ex camping coach 9980, formerly (7)1043
Compartments are:
1st, 1st, 2 lavatories, 1st, luggage, 2nd, 2nd, 2nd
E32

6 compartment composite with luggage and 2 lavatories

48'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CAE7N 20 built in 1890 (7)381 to (7)400

ex camping coach
Compartments are:
2nd, 2nd, 1st, luggage, 1st, 2 lavatories, 1st, 1st
E33

6 compartment composite with luggage and 2 lavatories

48'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CAE7N 20 built in 1891

4 built in 1891

(7)361 to (7)380

(7)401 to (7)404



Compartments are:
2nd, 2nd, 1st, luggage, 1st, 2 lavatories, 1st, 2nd
E45

6 compartment brake composite with luggage and 5 lavatories

58' x 8'

10' Dean bogies

48' wheelbase

CEE7N 10 built in 1895 (7)1238 to (7)1247
GWR 1238
Compartments are:
Guard, lav, 4x 3rd with side corridor, 2x lav, 2nd, 1st, 2x lav, 1st (half width)
E71, E72 and E119

7 compartment brake composite

58' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

48' wheelbase

CEE7W 30 built in 1901 in two batches (7)1125 to (7)1144

(7)1115 to (7)1124


GWR
Compartments are:
Guard, 3x 3rd with side corridor, 2x lav, 1st, 1st, 2x lav, 2nd, 2nd
Guards lookouts removed became E119
F1 and F2

6 compartment double slip composite

46'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

CAA9N 2 built in 1880

4 built in 1882 as Standard Gauge bodies on Broad Gauge chassis

2 built in 1886

(6)208 & (6)239

BG 480 to 483
(7)1019 to (7)1022

(6)209 & (6)210


R Spratt collection, 1019
Compartments are:
Guard, 3rd, 2nd, 1st, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Guard
F11

4 compartment slip composite with lavatories

38'6 x 8'6

6'4 Dean bogies

30' wheelbase

CEE7W 2 built in 1898 (7)089 & (7)090
R Spratt collection
Compartments are:
1st, 2x lavs, 2nd, 3rd, 2x lavs, 3rd, Guard/Slip
F12

4 compartment slip composite with lavatories

38'6 x 8'6

7'6 Dean bogies

30' wheelbase

CEE7W 2 built in 1898 (7)091 & (7)092
Vintage Carriage Trust, no.1091
Same as F11 except built without guard lookouts - viewed from the slip end

Note: After 1907 first class coaches had 8000 added to their number.

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