BR 14099 Mk 2a Brake Corridor First built 1968

BR 14099 Mk 2a Brake Corridor First built 1968This 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 14099 Mk 2a Brake Corridor First built 1968
BR 14099 Mk 2a Brake Corridor First built 1968

 

Present Location Great Central
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 163
Lot number 30786
Type BFK
First Number 14099
Later Numbers 17099
Present Number E14099
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P. 4/03 GCR. Stored OOU at Quorn. Remains as built. By 3/10, repainted Maroon, renumbered, and fully operational / Network Rail registered as support coach for locomotives 45305 and 70013. By 10/13 no longer in support coach use.
Owner Great Central Railway plc
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 08/09/2007
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 01/01/2014


 

 














 

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