BR 86610 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959

BR 86610 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959

BR 86610 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959
BR 86610 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location York/Glasgow
Built by BR
Diagram number 811
Lot number 30402
Type GUV
First Number 86610
Later Numbers 95137, 93610
Present Number 94137
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 GUV to NKA Super GUV High Security Mail Van to Diagram NK501. Commonwealth bogies. Purchased from EWS for bogies spares. 08/18: confirmed still at Carnforth: one end had been cut away from body (similar to 94147 - qv) - see 2016 photo above - and lies nearby; remaining body and frame still intact (ready for scrapping and bogie recovery?).
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
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 As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
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 02/09/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 10/10/2018


 

 














 

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