BR 70531 Trailer Second Corridor from 4-CEP EMU unit built 1960

BR 70531 Trailer Second Corridor from 4-CEP EMU unit built 1960

BR 70531 Trailer Second Corridor from 4-CEP EMU unit built 1960
BR 70531 Trailer Second Corridor from 4-CEP EMU unit built 1960

 

Present Location Grantown-on-Spey East Station
County Location Highland
Designed For BR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Lot number 30620
Type TSK
First Number 70531
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Ashford/Eastleigh. TSK for 4-CEP unit 7182, later Unit 1610, then 1396. 06/05: from Immingham to West Bay Station, Bridport, Dorset (David Clegg's photo below shows condition immediately after arrival there, still in South West Trains first livery) for use with 70292 (qv) as 'Station Diner' café (closed by 6/08). One end converted to kitchen. To Long Marston 7/08. By 12/16: with 70292 to Grantown-on-Spey East Station owned privately by a couple who are rebuilding the station and intend to open a cafe inside the two coaches - now in crimson lake and cream livery.
Owner Private
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Open
Operating No
Survey Date 18/10/2005
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 31/05/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 17/09/2018

David Clegg 06/2005. See Notes above
David Clegg 06/2005. See Notes above

Andrew Jenkins 30/07/2007: earlier post-withdrawal livery
Andrew Jenkins 30/07/2007: earlier post-withdrawal livery


 

 










 





 

 

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