BR 1870 Mk 1 Miniature Buffet (later Weedkilling Vehicle) built 1962

BR 1870 Mk 1 Miniature Buffet (later Weedkilling Vehicle) built 1962

BR 1870 Mk 1 Miniature Buffet (later Weedkilling Vehicle) built 1962
BR 1870 Mk 1 Miniature Buffet (later Weedkilling Vehicle) built 1962

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 99/AN203
Lot number 30702
Type RMB
First Number 1870
Later Numbers CC99019
Present Number CC99019
Current Livery BR Rail Blue
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Heavily modified to spraying vehicle as part of Chipmans weedkilling train, later to become Balfour Beatty weedkilling train. P. 01/15 when moved to WCRC Carnforth from York (date c/o www.Departmentals.com). Commonwealth bogies. 08/18: confirmed still at Carnforth - windows missing, heavily graffitied and derelict.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Derelict/Not Present
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 11/08/2018
Surveyor Steve West
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 08/10/2018


 

 














 

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