BR 1962 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car built 1960

BR 1962 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car built 1960

BR 1962 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car built 1960
BR 1962 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car built 1960

 

Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location Swindon
Built by BR
Diagram number 23
Lot number 30632
Type RU
First Number 1962
Later Numbers M1962
Present Number M1962
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1993 ex-Wolverton. Vacuum gear reinstated ex-Pullman 337 in 1994. Was on non-original Commonwealth bogies - by 09/07 bogies off - to TSO. Refurbishment and repaint (Chocolate and Cream) completed by 10/14.
Owner Railway Vehicle Preservations Ltd
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
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 Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 13/07/2013
Photo by Alan Tagg
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 18/04/2016


 

 














 

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