BR 79963 Four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958

BR 79963 Four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958

BR 79963 Four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958
BR 79963 Four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958

 

Present Location East Anglian Railway Museum
County Location Essex
Designed For BR
Built by Waggon und Maschinenbau
Diagram number 611
Lot number 30482
Type Railbus
First Number 79963
Later Numbers E79963
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1967. On loan from North Norfolk Railway since 2003. Reported 08/08 as for sale, possibly to EARM: but back to NNR by 12/08. Seen at Weybourne awaiting overhaul 08/11. finally purchased from NNR by EARM by 01/12 and to that Railway by 03/12. 02/18: extensive rebuild still in progress (additional photos below show exterior and interior progress as at 05/17).
Owner East Anglian Railway Museum
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 24/07/2004
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 24/07/2004
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/03/2018

Steve West 28/05/2017 - see Notes above
Steve West 28/05/2017 - see Notes above

Steve West 28/05/2017 - see Notes above
Steve West 28/05/2017 - see Notes above


 

 










 





 

 

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