BR 86628 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1959

BR 86628 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1959

BR 86628 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1959
BR 86628 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1959

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 811
Lot number 30402
Type GUV
First Number 86628
Later Numbers 93628 96175
Present Number 96175
Current Livery West Coast Railways maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P.2008 to WCRC Carnforth. By 2010 converted internally to carry two water tanks for steam loco purposes, repainted into maroon, and back into mainline service. 08/18: confirmed still based at Carnforth.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very 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 Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 17/04/2010
Photo by Richard Moreton
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/10/2018


 

 














 

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