BR 2108 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1960

BR 2108 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1960

BR 2108 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1960
BR 2108 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1960

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 1
Lot number 30590
Type SLF
First Number 2108
Later Numbers 99883 STATE CAR NO. 83
Present Number 83
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1984, refurbished and leased to GS&WR as 'Sleeper 3' in 'Royal Scotsman' 1985-9; from 1990 became 'State Car 83' in 'Queen of Scots'. On Bluebell till sold to Llangollen pre March 1998, then to Carnforth early 2002. Still there, 07/08. 08/18: not seen at Carnforth - may have been scrapped.
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Fair
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 27/05/2006
Photo by Byron Chamberlain
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 06/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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