BR 43043 Mk 1 non-gangwayed Lavatory Composite built 1954

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

 

Present Location Great Central
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 None
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 on the Churnet Valley is incorrectly lettered '43043')
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 08/09/2007
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 27/07/2013

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