BR 4947 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

BR 4947 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

BR 4947 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961
BR 4947 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 89
Lot number 30690
Type TSO
First Number 4947
Later Numbers M4947
Present Number M4947
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 1991 by HLPG, at Dairycoates till bought privately 1992, then at Crewe till 1995: then Thingley Junction, Chippenham: to Preston Docks Spring 1999. In "as received" condition. For sale by 10/07. To Llangollen 30/05/09 and back in service by 08/12. Refurbished 2016 with 'chain link' upholstery (see additional photo below).
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 Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 19/10/2014
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 18/05/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/02/2019

John Joyce 05/10/2018: interior view
John Joyce 05/10/2018: interior view


 

 










 





 

 

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