BR 81154 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake then High Security (body) built 1958

BR 81154 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake then High Security (body) built 1958


Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Birmingham
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 711
Lot number 30228
Type BG
First Number 81154
Later Numbers 92344, 84154
Present Number 94548
Current Livery BR Rail Express Systems
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Converted from BG to NBA(F) High Security Brake Van. Diagram NB501. Had Super BG bogies. 08/18: confirmed still at Carnforth: one of two grounded bodies outside repair shed, situated furthest away from to shed. Purchased from EWS for bogies spares - bogies presumably used and underframe cut up.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 11/08/2018
Surveyor Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 09/10/2018





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