BR 9254 Mk 1 BSO (accessible conversion) built 1956

BR 9254 Mk 1 BSO (accessible conversion) built 1956

BR 9254 Mk 1 BSO (accessible conversion) built 1956
BR 9254 Mk 1 BSO (accessible conversion) built 1956


Present Location Kent East Sussex
County Location Kent
Designed For BR
Build Location Doncaster
Built by BR
Diagram number 183
Lot number 30170
Type BSO
First Number 9254
Later Numbers KESR 75 PETROS
Present Number 75 Petros
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1981, converted by BR Apprentices for use by disabled passengers and commissioned by the Queen Mother in 1982. One of first such conversions. Major overhaul took place off-Railway ca 1999: now back and in service.
Owner K&ESR Locomotive Trust
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 05/02/2002
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 14/02/2017
Photo by Dan Adkins
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 11/03/2017




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