LNER 80417 Brake Composite built 1952

LNER 80417 Brake Composite built 1952This page is a part of the Herritage Railways Carriage Survey project and is hosted on the internet by The Vintage Carriages Trust (VCT), a volunteer body, based on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway in the United Kingdom. About the Trust: The Vintage Carriages Trust was formed in the late 1960s by a group of volunteers whose interest was in wooden bodied railway carriages. They could see that there was a need to concentrate on the preservation of these historic items which were in grave danger of disappearing due to the weather and vandalism damage and unsuitability for regular use on preserved railways of the day. The Trust became a Registered Charity in 1981 and a Registered Museum in 1992. The Collection held by the Trust is at present nine historic railway carriages, also three small industrial steam locomotives, and a collection of railway posters and other miscellaneous railway items. The Trust owns the Museum of Rail Travel at Ingrow - the first station from Keighley on the Worth Valley Railway. By three phases of building work over the last ten years this has developed into a large museum display and associated workshop, and is the Trustís headquarters. Although the building is named a

LNER 80417 Brake Composite built 1952
LNER 80417 Brake Composite built 1952


Present Location Boness
County Location Falkirk
Designed For LNER
Built by Pickering
Diagram number 360
Type BC
First Number 80417
Later Numbers SC80417 SCR99807 SC80417E
Present Number SC80417E
Current Livery LNER - scumbled teak
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P ?? by SRPS. At Falkirk until 1981. Branch service. Style of moquette may not be original. On display. Repaint into scumbled teak almost completed by 12/04. By 08/17: now repainted in grained finish (see second additional photo).
Owner Scottish Railway Museum Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 22/09/2002
Surveyor Alastair McPhee
Photo Date 01/07/2006
Photo by Alastair McPhee
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 26/08/2017

As seen 2nd May 2005
As seen 2nd May 2005

Alastair McPhee 08/17: see Notes above
Alastair McPhee 08/17: see Notes above






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