BR 43043 Mk 1 non-gangwayed Lavatory Composite built 1954

BR 43043 Mk 1 non-gangwayed Lavatory Composite built 1954

BR 43043 Mk 1 non-gangwayed Lavatory Composite built 1954
BR 43043 Mk 1 non-gangwayed Lavatory Composite built 1954

 

Present Location East Somerset
County Location Somerset
Designed For BR
Build Location Doncaster
Built by BR
Diagram number 313
Lot number 30094
Type CL
First Number 43043
Later Numbers E43043
Present Number E43043
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1978 by RVP member, stored at Hertford till 1979: NVR till 1982, then Great Central. Ex-BR condition, unrestored. Windows boarded. (Note: 48001, previously on the Churnet Valley and now on the North Norfolk Railway, was for a time incorrectly lettered '43043'). By 09/15 at East Somerset Railway. By 04/17: restoration work now under way by Cranmore Traincare and Maintenance Services. 05/18: restoration work nearing completion - see main photo.
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
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 Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 31/05/2018
Photo by Tim Robbins
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/09/2018

Barrie Papworth 03/04/2017. Interior view
Barrie Papworth 03/04/2017. Interior view

Steve West 06/09/2015. Earlier view
Steve West 06/09/2015. Earlier view

Barrie Papworth 03/04/2017: another earlier view
Barrie Papworth 03/04/2017: another earlier view


 

 

















 

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