BR 79962 four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958

BR 79962 four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958

BR 79962 four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958
BR 79962 four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958

 

Present Location Keighley Worth Valley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For BR
Built by Waggon und Maschinenbau
Diagram number 611
Lot number 30482
Type Railbus
First Number 79962
Later Numbers E79962 KWVR 62
Present Number E79962
Current Livery BR multiple unit green livery
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1967 Worth Valley Railway. One of four survivors of five built. OOU and sheeted at Haworth since 1994 or so. Additional photo (below) is 20 years later - 06/14: asbestos removed prior to ownership passing to Vintage Carriages Trust (09/14). Most interior trim and seating removed for the purpose. Has much deteriorated in this time: work to be done includes pipework, electrics and interior trim. Appearance has now been greatly improved by a quick external repaint (late 2014).
Owner Vintage Carriages Trust
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Poor and Incomplete
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 Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 05/03/2015
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 03/06/2016
Photo by Paul Holroyd
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/03/2018

Michael Cope 09/06/2014. Earlier condition.
Michael Cope 09/06/2014. Earlier condition.


 

 










 





 

 

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