BR 86091 Mk 1 GUV, later High Security Van (parts of body) built 1958

BR 86091 Mk 1 GUV, later High Security Van (parts of body) built 1958

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Linwood
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 811
Lot number 30417
Type GUV
First Number 86091
Later Numbers 95147, 93091
Present Number 94147
Current Livery BR Rail Express Systems
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Converted from GUV to NKA Super GUV High Security Mail Van to Diagram NK501. Purchased from EWS for bogies spares. 08/18: ends of body survive at Carnforth, used as open stores located behind Carnforth station near WCRC fence line; underframe may survive within WCRC as one underframe is present but unidentifiable at Carnforth (qv); remainder of body thought to still exist.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Derelict/Not Present
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Poor and Incomplete
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Not Applicable
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 10/10/2018


 

 






 

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