BR 1812 Mk 1 Restaurant Miniature Buffet built 1957

BR 1812 Mk 1 Restaurant Miniature Buffet built 1957This 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

BR 1812 Mk 1 Restaurant Miniature Buffet built 1957
BR 1812 Mk 1 Restaurant Miniature Buffet built 1957

 

Present Location Ribble Steam Railway
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 97
Lot number 30485
Type RMB
First Number 1812
Later Numbers M1812 L&HR60
Present Number M1812
Current Livery BR Crimson Lake and Cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1983 Lakeside Railway Society. Ownership transferred to Furness Railway Trust 1991. To Ribble Steam Railway 11/09. Sheeted by 04/12. 08/17: present state of refurbishment work shown in main photo.
Owner Furness Railway Trust
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 17/09/1999
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 28/08/2017

As seen 04/12
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