BR 14013 Mk 1 Brake Corridor First: now support coach built 1961

BR 14013 Mk 1 Brake Corridor First: now support coach built 1961This 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 14013 Mk 1 Brake Corridor First: now support coach built 1961
BR 14013 Mk 1 Brake Corridor First: now support coach built 1961

 

Present Location Crewe LNWR Heritage Company
County Location Cheshire East
Designed For BR
Build Location Swindon
Built by BR
Diagram number 161
Lot number 30668
Type BFK
First Number 14013
Later Numbers 17013, 99130, Botaurus
Present Number 17013
Current Livery BR(W) Chocolate and Cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes P 1987 by Pullman-Rail, at Bounds Green till 1993. Based at Southall, then Stewarts Lane, now again Southall. Support coach for "Flying Scotsman". Maroon livery. Commonwealth bogies. To NRM with the loco. By 11/05: to Southall for use with "Bittern". By 11/13: owned by Locomotive Services Ltd. 07/14: at Wolverton. By 07/15: at the East Somerset Railway. 08/17: to Crewe LNWR Heritage Company.
Owner Locomotive Services Ltd
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Very 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 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 23/02/2000
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 06/09/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 03/09/2017


 

 










 



 

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