BR 4997 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

BR 4997 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

BR 4997 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961
BR 4997 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 89
Lot number 30690
Type TSO
First Number 4997
Present Number 4997
Current Livery BR Rail Blue and Pearl Grey
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1993, initially for Ystwyth Valley scheme, but resold 1995 to present owner. Offered for sale 7/99. Commonwealth bogies. Rot has started (including at corner posts). By 07/08 now just an empty shell. 08/18: confirmed still at Carnforth - heavily covered in grafitti and with broken windows throughout.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Underframe Condition Fair
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 no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 26/07/2008
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 05/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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