BR 2131 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1962

BR 2131 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1962

BR 2131 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1962
BR 2131 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1962

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 1
Lot number 30722
Type SLF
First Number 2131
Later Numbers M2131
Present Number M2131
Current Livery BR Rail Blue and Pearl Grey
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes P 1984 by A4 Loco Soc, at Carnforth. Briefly on WSR 10/90 but dangerous condition (Pullman bogies with cut spring hangers, asbestos within) caused its immediate removal. OOU, derelict. Much of interior is however complete. 08/18: confirmed still at Carnforth - further deterioration in condition.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
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 Several
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 02/09/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 06/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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