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
R Spratt collection
1235 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, both cond. 1931

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

© HW Burman
C3b

8 compartment third

46' x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

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

R Spratt collection
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 1808 to R&SB 56 in 1914. Renumbered 4207 when returned in 1922. Cond. 1933
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
Converted to D64 in the 1920s by converting 3 compartments into a luggage compartment. The original guard/luggage compartment doors were changed to a single door and window. The new luggage compartment had one pair of double doors.
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 and D89

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
Guards lookouts removed became D89
D14 and D76

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


R Spratt collection, leaving Paddington in 1929

Guards lookouts removed became D76
D15 and D66

4 compartment brake third

38'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

28'6 wheelbase

LE7N 20 built in 1894

10 built in 1895

2863 to 2882

2058 to 2067


© JP Richards, D66 - 2385

Guards lookouts removed became D66
D24 and D75

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

Guards lookouts removed became D75
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

 
E1

6 compartment composite with central luggage compartment

45'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

CAA12B

then

CAE12CN

1 built in 1874 as Broad Gauge Broad Gauge 283

Converted to Standard Gauge (6)966

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

Diagrams E1, E2 and E3 were very similar and nigh on impossible to distinguish without the coach number.
E2

6 compartment composite with central luggage compartment

12 built in 1876 as Broad GaugeBroad Gauge 293-304

Converted to Standard Gauge (6)967-75/7/8

E3

6 compartment composite with central luggage compartment

46'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

8 built in 1876 as Broad Gauge Broad Gauge 305 to 312

Converted to Standard Gauge (6)979 to (6)986

12 built in 1876 as Broad GaugeBroad Gauge 422 to 433

Converted to Standard Gauge (6)995 to (7)1006

4 built in 1882 as Broad GaugeBroad Gauge 414 to 417

Converted to Standard Gauge (6)987 to (6)990

 
E6

5 compartment brake composite

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

E7

5 compartment composite with luggage and lavatory

4 built in 1879 as Broad Gauge Broad Gauge 440 to 443

Converted to Standard Gauge (7)1013 to (7)1016

 
E10

6 compartment composite with luggage

46'6 x 8'

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

38'6 wheelbase

CAA12N 8 built in 1880 (6)650 to (6)657
© GWR

E10 & E13 Compartments are:
2nd, 2nd, 1st, Luggage, 1st, 1st, 2nd

E11 & E14 Compartments are:
2nd, 2nd, Ladies 1st, Lav, Luggage, 1st, 1st, 2nd

E10 and E13 were externally identical. Internally E10 had offset armrests in 1st, whilst E13 had armrests between all seats

6736 to third 650

6737 & 6742 to R&SB 47 & 48. Renumbered 6472 to 6473 when returned

E13

6 compartment composite with luggage

12 built in 1880 (6)736 to (6)747
E11

6 compartment composite with luggage and lavatory

4 built in 1882 (6)658 to (6)661 E11 and E14 were externally identical. Internally E11 had offset armrests in 1st, whilst E14 had armrests between all seats.

6747 & 6750 to thirds 603 & 602

E14

6 compartment composite with luggage and lavatory

12 built in 1882 (6)748 to (6)755
 
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.

6850, 6853, 6856, 6858, 6861 & 6862 to Camping coaches 9966 to 9969, 9978 & 9979

E25

7 compartment composite with guard and luggage

48'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CAE7N 6 built in 1889

40 built in 1889

Broad Gauge 563 to 568

Converted to Standard Gauge (7)1030 to (7)1035

(7)1301 to (7)1340


R Spratt collection

Compartments are:
1st(half width), 1st, Lav, 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
7044 & 7046 to Camping coaches 9970 & 9971
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

7050, 7052, 7054 & 7055 to Camping coaches 9972 to 9975
E28

6 compartment composite with luggage and 2 lavatories

48'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CAE7N 14 built in 1889

3 built in 1890

Broad Gauge 569 to 575

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

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
7043 & 7058 to Camping coach 9980 & 9976
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
7390 , 7395, 7397, 7398 & 7400 to Camping coaches 9955 to 9959
E33

6 compartment composite with luggage and 2 lavatories

48'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

38' wheelbase

CEE7N 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
7367 to 7370, 7372, 7402 & 7403 to Camping coaches 9950 to 9954, 9960 & 9961
E45 and F8

6½ compartment brake composite with luggage and 5 lavatories

6½ compartment slip 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)
Some to Slip coaches by installing Slip gear in the guards compartment
E57

7 compartment composite with luggage and 6 lavatories

58' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

48' wheelbase

CEE7W 15 built in 1897

12 built in 1898

5 built in 1899

(7)1189 to (7)1203

(7)1153 to (7)1164

(7)1145 to (7)1149


© Robert Brookman
Compartments are:
Guard, 2x 3rd, 2x lav, 3rd, 1st, 2x lav, 1st, 2nd, 2x lav, 2nd
E62

7 compartment composite with 6 lavatories

53' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

45' wheelbase

CEE7W 15 built in 1898

3 built in 1898

(7)1174 to (7)1188

(7)1150 to (7)1152


Compartments are:
3rd, 2nd, 2x lav, 2nd, 1st, 2x lav, 1st, 3rd, 2x lav, 3rd
Note diagram E55 was very similar to E62, being only 1'6 shorter. Running numbers (7)1204 to (7)1213 built in 1896
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, 2x 2nd with side corridor
Guards lookouts removed became E119
E74

7 compartment luggage composite

58' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

48' wheelbase

CEE7W 10 built in 1901 (6)601 to (6)610


© L&GRP 17510
Compartments are:
Luggage, 3x 3rd with side corridor, 2x lav, 1st, 1st, 2x lav, 2x 2nd with side corridor
 
F1

6 compartment double slip composite

46'6 x 8'

6'4 Dean bogies

CAA12N 2 built in 1880

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

208 & 239 renumbered (7)1073 & (7)1074

BG 480 to 483
(7)1019, (7)1020 & (7)1022
(excluding (7)1021 see F2)


R Spratt collection, 1019
Compartments are:
Guard, 3rd, 2nd, 1st, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Guard
F2

6 compartment double slip composite

46'6 x 8'

8'6 Dean bogies

CAA7TN 2 built in 1886 209 & 210 renumbered (7)1071 & (7)1072 The same as the F1 above except that the eaves panels above the windows were shallower and the windows taller.
CAA12Ngiven 8'6 bogies when converted to Standard Gauge7021
 
F9

6 compartment double slip composite

56' x 8'6

10' Dean bogies

CEE7W 6 built in 1897 (7)1079 to (7)1084
R Spratt collection
Compartments are:
Guard, 3rd, 3rd, 2nd, 1st, 1st, 2nd, 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 and composites had 6000 added to their number.

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