BR 35341 Mk 1 Corridor Brake Second (later Courier vehicle) built 1962

BR 35341 Mk 1 Corridor Brake Second (later Courier vehicle) built 1962This 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 35341 Mk 1 Corridor Brake Second (later Courier vehicle) built 1962
BR 35341 Mk 1 Corridor Brake Second (later Courier vehicle) built 1962

 

Present Location Mid Norfolk
County Location Norfolk
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 181 AB201
Lot number 30699
Type BSK
First Number 35341
Later Numbers M35341, NPCSS 80208, DB977908
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Converted 1986 to Courier Van NPCSS 80208: later, BTU Tool Van ADB977908. Donated to North Norfolk by Courier Rail from Norwich Crown Point 12/03. In use as C&W Stores van. Dull green livery. By 08/17: to Mid Norfolk Railway.
Owner Mid Norfolk Railway
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Satisfactory
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 Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 16/07/2015
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 11/06/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 22/08/2017

Mike Stanbury 01/01/2005 Earlier condition
Mike Stanbury 01/01/2005 Earlier condition


 

 

















 

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