BR 1526 Mk 1 Buffet Kitchen built 1960

BR 1526 Mk 1 Buffet Kitchen built 1960

BR 1526 Mk 1 Buffet Kitchen built 1960
BR 1526 Mk 1 Buffet Kitchen built 1960

 

Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Built by Cravens
Diagram number 25
Lot number 30514
Type RKB
First Number 1526
Later Numbers E1526
Present Number E1526
Current Livery BR Crimson Lake and Cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Used in "Centenary of Catering" train 1978. P 1983 by NYMR and in Pickering's cafeteria complex. Bought by GCR 1985 - arrived June 96. 'Temporary' B5 bogies now replaced with BR1s (BR2 axleboxes) and operational.
Owner Great Central Railway plc
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very 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 Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 10/03/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 24/03/2018

Kevin Stroud 08/09/2007: earlier view of other side
Kevin Stroud 08/09/2007: earlier view of other side


 

 

















 

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