BR 80307 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1959

BR 80307 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1959

BR 80307 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1959
BR 80307 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1959

 

Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 721
Lot number 30487
Type POS
First Number 80307
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1991, donated to Severn Valley Railway by GPO. Used as 'Sodor Mail' for TTE events, also as storage for Santa's presents. Painting was by "enthusiastic youths". Stored in Kidderminster Carriage Shed. Advertised as for sale 6/10: to Great Central by 04/12.
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Satisfactory
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 Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 16/11/2013
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 18/04/2016


 

 














 

Start Another Search - Vintage Carriages Trust Web Site

Use or publication of this data must acknowledge the Carriage Survey as the source. Information from Railway

 Heritage Register web sites must not be used in a commercial context without the written permission of the

Railway Heritage Register.