BR 86474 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959

BR 86474 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959


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 86474
Later Numbers 93474
Present Number 94222
Current Livery BR Rail Express Systems
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
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 (visible from WCML - fourth vehicle from the south in line of old RES vehicles as of survey date).
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Fair
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 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
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/10/2018





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