BR 34675 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1955

BR 34675 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 34675 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1955
BR 34675 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second built 1955

 

Present Location Ribble Steam Railway
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 181
Lot number 30156
Type BSK
First Number 34675
Later Numbers E34675 DB977500
Present Number M34675
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1989 by South Yorkshire RPS, Meadowhall. To Preston Docks Spring 1999 in "as received" condition. Restored with parts cannibalised from 34666 and by 7/08 in undercoat and nearly ready for use.
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Fair
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 15/09/1999
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 28/08/2017


 

 














 

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