BR 5229 Mk 2 Second Open built 1966

BR 5229 Mk 2 Second Open built 1966

BR 5229 Mk 2 Second Open built 1966
BR 5229 Mk 2 Second Open built 1966

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 87
Lot number 30752
Type SO
First Number 5229
Later Numbers THE GREEN KNIGHT
Present Number 5229
Current Livery West Coast Railways maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Mk 2. P 1989 ex Mayer Newman, Snailwell. At Northampton & Lamport until to Heysham C&W Works for refurb for Wessex Trains 02/02. For "Excalibur Express" then to Old Oak Common. RESCO registered for main line running. Now based at Carnforth as part of same set. 08/18: confirmed still based at Carnforth - now in WCRC livery.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very 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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 06/04/2003
Surveyor Byron Chamberlain
Photo Date 01/04/2003
Photo by Byron Chamberlain
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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