BR 25711 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1961

BR 25711 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1961This 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 25711 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1961
BR 25711 Mk 1 Corridor Second built 1961

 

Present Location Great Central
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 146
Lot number 30685
Type SK
First Number 25711
Later Numbers E25711
Present Number E25711
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1991 ex Booth Roe. ETH fitted. Commonwealth bogies. 09/07 Stored OOU at Rothley. Other size painted brown oxide. Paritions in place but otherwise gutted. Features a rogue EMU door!
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
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 Open
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 27/07/2013


 

 














 

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