BR 34625 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1955

BR 34625 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1955This page is a part of the Herritage Railways Carriage Survey project and is hosted on the internet by The Vintage Carriages Trust (VCT), a volunteer body, based on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway in the United Kingdom. About the Trust: The Vintage Carriages Trust was formed in the late 1960s by a group of volunteers whose interest was in wooden bodied railway carriages. They could see that there was a need to concentrate on the preservation of these historic items which were in grave danger of disappearing due to the weather and vandalism damage and unsuitability for regular use on preserved railways of the day. The Trust became a Registered Charity in 1981 and a Registered Museum in 1992. The Collection held by the Trust is at present nine historic railway carriages, also three small industrial steam locomotives, and a collection of railway posters and other miscellaneous railway items. The Trust owns the Museum of Rail Travel at Ingrow - the first station from Keighley on the Worth Valley Railway. By three phases of building work over the last ten years this has developed into a large museum display and associated workshop, and is the Trustís headquarters. Although the building is named a

BR 34625 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1955
BR 34625 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1955

 

Present Location Ecclesbourne Valley
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For BR
Built by Gloucester
Diagram number 182
Lot number 30142
Type BSK
First Number 34625
Later Numbers 99045
Present Number S34625
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1990 as 4932 Support coach, then in use as store at Swanwick. Uncertain future following decease of (private) owner in late 2007 - but, under new ownership, to Wirksworth 4/10. Used as Store/Mess Room. By 08/13 restored to Maroon livery and in service.
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Poor and Incomplete
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 12/02/2012
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 27/08/2017
Photo by Mike Haddon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 09/09/2017

Craig Browning 09/07/2016: earlier view of other side
Craig Browning 09/07/2016: earlier view of other side


 

 

















 

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