BR 3385 Mk 2f Open First built 1975

BR 3385 Mk 2f Open First built 1975This 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 3385 Mk 2f Open First built 1975
BR 3385 Mk 2f Open First built 1975


Present Location Weardale Railway
County Location Durham
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number AJ104
Lot number 30859
Type FO
First Number 3385
Present Number 3385
Current Livery Pullman - Blue Pullman Nanking blue/white (pseudo)
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Added to fleet for Riviera's Blue Pullman set based at East Ham. In Nanking Blue/White livery. Sold by FM Rail and to DRS based at Oxley by 12/07. To Epping Ongar Railway by 09/10, then to Battlefield Railway by 04/13. By 06/16: to Mid Norfolk Railway. By 04/17: owned by Eastern Rail Services and moved to Washwood Heath. 05/17: to Severn Valley Railway for Diesel Gala, then from 06/17 at Midland Railway Centre, Butterley. 08/17: to Weardale Railway.
Owner Eastern Rail Services
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 21/03/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 13/04/2013
Photo by Paul Isbill
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 26/08/2017





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