BR 43140 Mk 1 Brake Second (underframe only) built 1954

BR 43140 Mk 1 Brake Second (underframe only) built 1954

BR 43140 Mk 1 Brake Second (underframe only) built 1954
BR 43140 Mk 1 Brake Second (underframe only) built 1954


Present Location East Kent
County Location Kent
Designed For BR
Build Location Doncaster
Built by BR
Diagram number 371
Lot number 30045
Type BS
First Number 43140
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Underframe only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P mid 70's, on NVR till 1979, then on WSR till 1981, Swindon & Cricklade till 1992. 3 observation windows, brake valve, added brake end for push-pull operation: extra windows added. Badly corroded around windows, some partitions removed. Body scrapped 3/09. 03/18: underframe confirmed still in existence and at Eythorne.
Owner Private/27097 Fund
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
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 Not Applicable
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Operating No
Survey Date 17/07/1999
Surveyor Paul Holroyd
Photo Date 28/03/2009
Photo by Andrew Jenkins
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 21/04/2018





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