BR 3092 Mk 1 First Open built 1959

BR 3092 Mk 1 First Open built 1959This 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 3092 Mk 1 First Open built 1959
BR 3092 Mk 1 First Open built 1959

 

Present Location Great Central
Designed For BR
Built by BRCW
Diagram number 73
Lot number 30472
Type FO
First Number 3092
Later Numbers E3092
Present Number E3092
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Air braked by BR and down-rated to SO. P 1987 ex BR York. Converted back to vacuum brakes. Now on B4 bogies. Re-upholstered, gold/black. ETH fitted. By 12/10 repainted to form part of GCR's 'Pullman' dining train.
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very 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 Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Poor
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 13/04/2013
Photo by George Toms
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 21/04/2013


 

 










 



 

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