BR 1955 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car built 1960

BR 1955 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car built 1960

BR 1955 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car built 1960
BR 1955 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car built 1960

 

Present Location Kent East Sussex
County Location Kent
Designed For BR
Build Location Swindon
Built by BR
Diagram number 23
Lot number 30575
Type RU
First Number 1955
Later Numbers K&ESR 69, DIANA
Present Number Car No. 69 Diana
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1979, given Pullman livery in 1981 and named in honour of the Princess of Wales. In service. Carmine and cream. Bar added. By March 1999 repainted pseudo Pullman to match Pullman 349 (of 1960).
Owner Tenterden Railway Company
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 05/02/2002
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 02/08/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/04/2016


 

 










 



 

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