BR 14055 Mk 2 Brake Corridor First built 1966

BR 14055 Mk 2 Brake Corridor First built 1966This 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 14055 Mk 2 Brake Corridor First built 1966
BR 14055 Mk 2 Brake Corridor First built 1966

 

Present Location Great Central
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 162
Lot number 30756
Type BFK
First Number 14055
Later Numbers M17055
Present Number M17055
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Mk 2. P 1990 Great Central (Northern). Vandal-damaged soon after arrival, but now overhauled and repainted (maroon livery). However, by 1/08 OOU and awaiting repair. Is complete with original MK1 style interior. To Great Central (the southern end) 4/10 for use as Support Coach for 5305 Locomotive Association.
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 30/08/2005
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 13/07/2013
Photo by Alan Tagg
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 27/07/2013


 

 














 

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