BR 81491 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake, then High Security Brake built 1958

BR 81491 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake, then High Security Brake built 1958

BR 81491 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake, then High Security Brake built 1958
BR 81491 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake, then High Security Brake built 1958

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Linwood
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 711
Lot number 30400
Type BG
First Number 81491
Later Numbers 92639, 92139
Present Number 94482
Current Livery BR Rail Express Systems
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Converted from BG to NBA(F) High Security Brake Van, Diagram No NB501. (Super BG) B4 Bogies. Purchased from EWS for bogies spares. 08/18: confirmed still at Carnforth: (secondary traction rod removed on both sides of bogies - possibly indicating removal ready for scrapping?).
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Not Applicable
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 Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
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 09/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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