BR 3013 Mk 1 First Open built 1954

BR 3013 Mk 1 First Open built 1954This page is a part of the Herritage Railways Carriage Survey project and is hosted on the internet by The Vintage Carriages Trust (VCT), a volunteer body, based on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway in the United Kingdom. About the Trust: The Vintage Carriages Trust was formed in the late 1960s by a group of volunteers whose interest was in wooden bodied railway carriages. They could see that there was a need to concentrate on the preservation of these historic items which were in grave danger of disappearing due to the weather and vandalism damage and unsuitability for regular use on preserved railways of the day. The Trust became a Registered Charity in 1981 and a Registered Museum in 1992. The Collection held by the Trust is at present nine historic railway carriages, also three small industrial steam locomotives, and a collection of railway posters and other miscellaneous railway items. The Trust owns the Museum of Rail Travel at Ingrow - the first station from Keighley on the Worth Valley Railway. By three phases of building work over the last ten years this has developed into a large museum display and associated workshop, and is the Trustís headquarters. Although the building is named a

BR 3013 Mk 1 First Open built 1954
BR 3013 Mk 1 First Open built 1954


Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Built by BRCW
Diagram number 72
Lot number 30008
Type FO
First Number 3013
Later Numbers E3013 ADB975653
Present Number 3013
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Converted 1997 to HST barrier coach (QSA). P 1991. Stored at Brentford Rubbish Terminal: then Kineton 8/98: East Somerset from 5/06. Interior not seen. Only three remain of this first batch of Mk 1 FOs, with centre doors - this, 3014 (body) and 3016. With a new private owner, from East Somerset to Great Central 02/11 for refurbishment. With demise of 3014 and 3016, 3013 is now the unique example.
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 10/06/2000
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/09/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 18/04/2016

Andrew Jenkins 2011 Earlier view
Andrew Jenkins 2011 Earlier view




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