BR 5255 Mk 2 Second Open built 1966

BR 5255 Mk 2 Second Open built 1966

BR 5255 Mk 2 Second Open built 1966
BR 5255 Mk 2 Second Open built 1966

 

Present Location Mid Norfolk
County Location Norfolk
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 87
Lot number 30752
Type SO
First Number 5255
Later Numbers W5255
Present Number E5255
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 1994 Rail UK, stored Blackpool till 1995 then Carnforth: 1996 for Aln Valley Railway, then to North Tyneside Railway. Paintwork non-original and then in poor condition. To Mid Norfolk early 2004. By 12/05 exterior almost complete, interior to do.
Owner Mid Norfolk Railway
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 24/09/2012
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 30/12/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 14/01/2018


 

 










 



 

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