BR 5497 Mk 2b Tourist Second Open built 1971

BR 5497 Mk 2b Tourist Second Open built 1971

BR 5497 Mk 2b Tourist Second Open built 1971
BR 5497 Mk 2b Tourist Second Open built 1971

 

Present Location Great Central (Northern)
County Location Nottinghamshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 105
Lot number 30791
Type TSO
First Number 5497
Present Number 5497
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Mk 2b. Dgm AC208. To LUL West Rusilip 1995 for LT's excursion trips on the Metropolitan line, then to Mid Norfolk Railway 05/05 to form part of MNR's air-braked Blue/Grey set. Sold to and relocated to Nottingham Heritage 08/09. OOU by 04/15 pending repairs.
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
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 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 No
Survey Date 27/08/2003
Surveyor Byron Chamberlain
Photo Date 23/08/2014
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 18/04/2016


 

 










 



 

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