BR 21270 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1964

BR 21270 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1964

BR 21270 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1964
BR 21270 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1964

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number AB301
Lot number 30732
Type BCK
First Number 21270
Later Numbers 2833
Present Number 2833
Current Livery West Coast Railways maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes BN94 set (blue/grey). Was rebuilt 1988 as Charter Train Staff Coach (Lot AU 501). Commonwealth bogies, authentic to this rebuild (but not to original build). As such is one of only two (other is 21267/2834). From Old Oak Common to Carnforth, and painted West Coast Railways Maroon, by 9/09. Appears to have replaced 35322 (99035) in the Queen of Scots set (CS57). 08/18: confirmed still based at Carnforth.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very 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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Under Cover
Operating Yes
Survey Date 26/04/2003
Surveyor Byron Chamberlain
Photo Date 01/03/2003
Photo by Byron Chamberlain
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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