BR 34584 Mk 1 BSK: later Exhibition coach built 1955

BR 34584 Mk 1 BSK: later Exhibition coach built 1955

BR 34584 Mk 1 BSK: later Exhibition coach built 1955
BR 34584 Mk 1 BSK: later Exhibition coach built 1955

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 181
Lot number 30095
Type BSK
First Number 34584
Later Numbers M34584 99622 Gwenabwy
Present Number M34584
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Converted to Exhibition van 1972-73 at Swindon- as part of lot number 30842 (see plate in fourth additional photo). Used for discos in association with Berwyn Belle trains at Llangollen. On DMU-type Mark 3a roller bearing bogies - see 2nd additional photo below. Most of doors and windows blanked off. Following Berwyn Belle's demise, to Okehampton 10/03 (still owned by Rolltrack). Back to Llangollen by 09/09 - in BR Rail Blue livery at that time. Refurbished as hospitality coach with meeting room, bar and dance floor 10/14.
Owner Rolltrack
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 19/10/2014
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 18/05/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 11/07/2018

Steve West 18/05/2018: view from other end
Steve West 18/05/2018: view from other end

Steve West 18/05/2018: close-up of BR Mark 3a type bogies
Steve West 18/05/2018: close-up of BR Mark 3a type bogies



 

 

















 

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