BR 69316 EMU Buffet Car built 1965

BR 69316 EMU Buffet Car built 1965This 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 69316 EMU Buffet Car built 1965
BR 69316 EMU Buffet Car built 1965


Present Location Waverley Route Heritage Association, Whitrope
County Location Scottish Borders
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Lot number 30744
First Number 69316
Later Numbers S69316
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Class 420/1 from Unit 7046, later Unit 2108, then 2258 422/3 buffet car. In "as received" condition. Used as static catering facility for Waverley Route Interpretation Project. Whitrope Summit, three miles from Riccarton Junction. 07/17: confirmed still in situ.
Owner Waverley Route Heritage Association
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
External Finish Good
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 26/06/2012
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 26/05/2007
Photo by John Bishop
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 12/08/2017





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