BR 9404 Mk 2 Brake Second Open - later BSO(T) built 1966

BR 9404 Mk 2 Brake Second Open - later BSO(T) built 1966This 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 9404 Mk 2 Brake Second Open - later BSO(T) built 1966
BR 9404 Mk 2 Brake Second Open - later BSO(T) built 1966


Present Location Peak Rail
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 185
Lot number 30757
Type BSO
First Number 9404
Later Numbers SC9404 9105 M9404
Present Number M9404
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Converted to BSO(T) and renumbered 9105 in 1986. P 2/2000 ex storage at MoD Longtown. Into service late Autumn 2004 in maroon livery. Trolley conversion now removed and seating replaced, with disabled conversion at other end of saloon. By 04/17: repainted again in maroon livery.
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
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 Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 12/12/2000
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 02/04/2017
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 17/04/2017





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