BR 35148 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (now accessible vehicle) built 1958

BR 35148 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (now accessible vehicle) built 1958This 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 35148 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (now accessible vehicle) built 1958
BR 35148 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (now accessible vehicle) built 1958


Present Location North Norfolk
County Location Norfolk
Designed For BR
Built by Chas Roberts
Diagram number 181
Lot number 30386
Type BSK
First Number 35148
Later Numbers M35148 ADB977334
Present Number W35148
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1992 from Gwent Demolition (Margam) for Gloucs Warks then resold to NNR. One set of double doors removed, four wide windows and wheelchair clamps installed in Guard's brake for use as Accessible Saloon.
Owner North Norfolk Railway
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 12/08/1999
Surveyor Mike Stanbury
Photo Date 22/04/2017
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 13/09/2017

Ken Hartley 01/08/2017: view from other end
Ken Hartley 01/08/2017: view from other end






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