BR 10021 Mk 3a Restaurant First Buffet (later RFM) built 1979

BR 10021 Mk 3a Restaurant First Buffet (later RFM) built 1979This 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 10021 Mk 3a Restaurant First Buffet (later RFM) built 1979
BR 10021 Mk 3a Restaurant First Buffet (later RFM) built 1979


Present Location Aylesbury
County Location Buckinghamshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Lot number 30890
Type RFB
First Number 10021
Later Numbers 10230
Present Number 10273
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Converted Derby 1984 to Mk 3a Restaurant First Modular 10230. Tyseley: then by 10/08 sold to DB Regio and heavily refurbished for Open Access Operator Wrexham, Shropshire & Marylebone Railway. Then to Axiom Rail at Marcroft Works, Stoke for further work (including power doors at one end) and to Chiltern Railways for Business Zone fleet.
Owner DB Regio
Rarity Few
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Photo Date 23/04/2007
Photo by Phil Scott
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 25/08/2017





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