BR 1000 Second: experimental glass reinforced plastic body built 1962

BR 1000 Second: experimental glass reinforced plastic body built 1962

BR 1000 Second: experimental glass reinforced plastic body built 1962
BR 1000 Second: experimental glass reinforced plastic body built 1962

 

Present Location East Somerset
County Location Somerset
Designed For BR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Type S
First Number 1000
Later Numbers 4378 2208S 1000 S1000S ADS70200
Present Number S1000S
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Experimental GRP body on underframe from Mk 1 TSO S4378 (wrecked Lewisham 1957). In Lancing Works train as Generator Van July 1963, then capital stock. W 1967 stored at Micheldever. P 1973, briefly at Eastleigh then to Cranmore.
Owner Private
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish 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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 23/04/2004
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 06/09/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 12/04/2016

Andrew Jenkins 29/01/2011 Earlier view
Andrew Jenkins 29/01/2011 Earlier view


 

 

















 

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