BR 1100 Mk 1 Prototype Griddle Car built 1960

BR 1100 Mk 1 Prototype Griddle Car built 1960

BR 1100 Mk 1 Prototype Griddle Car built 1960
BR 1100 Mk 1 Prototype Griddle Car built 1960

 

Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number 30
Lot number 30637
Type RE
First Number 1100
Later Numbers NRMY95404, SC1100
Present Number SC1100, NRMY95404
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Additional Notes Prototype Griddle Car, P 1977 and restored by BREL Glasgow: stored at MoD Kineton during rebuild of NRM workshops 1994-7: there till approx 03/09 when to Great Central. Withdrawn from National Collection. Reported 01/10 to be put in Pullman-style livery as part of GCR's intended Pullman-style dining train, planned for 2011. This conversion did not take place. By 03/14 stored OOU behind the shed at Loughborough.
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Satisfactory
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 Few
Historical Importance Very Important
Operating No
Survey Date 10/05/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 01/06/2015
Photo by Stephen Godber
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 18/04/2016


 

 














 

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