Pullman SR 278 Bertha Pullman Kitchen Composite built 1932

Pullman SR 278 Bertha Pullman Kitchen Composite built 1932

Pullman SR 278 Bertha Pullman Kitchen Composite built 1932
Pullman SR 278 Bertha Pullman Kitchen Composite built 1932

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For Pullman SR
Built by Metro Carriage Wagon
Diagram number A
Type TPCK
First Number 278 Bertha
Present Number Bertha
Current Livery Pullman
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Pullman/PCC 6-PUL. 750v 3rd rail. W 1967?, P 1973 Ashford; Nene Valley 76-80; Mid-Hants; on Bluebell from 82; to Swanage 10/00. Converted for loco haulage (vacuum brakes, steam heat). Winner ARPS Coach of the Year 1990. To Carnforth for restoration 02/03. Confirmed still there 08/18 - exterior in poor condition.
Owner Private
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo by Richard Salmon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/10/2018


 

 














 

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