BR 79964 Four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958

BR 79964 Four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958

BR 79964 Four-wheel German-built diesel railbus built 1958
BR 79964 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 79964
Later Numbers M79964 KWVR 64
Present Number M79964
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4 wheel
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Original Buessing engine replaced by AEC in 1960s. P 1967. Further engine replacement (AEC, 135 hp, ex LT bus) in 1980s. One of four survivors of five built. Development didn't really lead anywhere.
Owner Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
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 Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 28/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 28/08/2006
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/03/2018


 

 














 

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