BR 5989 Mk 2f Tourist Second Open built 1973

BR 5989 Mk 2f Tourist Second Open built 1973

BR 5989 Mk 2f Tourist Second Open built 1973
BR 5989 Mk 2f Tourist Second Open built 1973

 

Present Location Weardale Railway
County Location Durham
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 109 AC211
Lot number 30860
Type TSO
First Number 5989
Later Numbers M5989
Present Number 5989
Current Livery BR InterCity
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P Epping Ongar Railway by 09/10. Resold to Eastern Rail Services by 03/13 and moved to Mid Norfolk Railway. At Dartmoor Railway for Christmas 2013 Polar Express. Still there 04/14. Back to Mid Norfolk by 06/15. By 04/17: repainted from Virgin Trains to BR InterCity livery and at Weardale. 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 Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 16/07/2015
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 01/04/2017
Photo by Eastern Rail Services
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 26/08/2017


 

 










 



 

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