LMS 30088 Restaurant Corridor (later Inspection Saloon) built 1936

LMS 30088 Restaurant Corridor (later Inspection Saloon) built 1936

LMS 30088 Restaurant Corridor (later Inspection Saloon) built 1936
LMS 30088 Restaurant Corridor (later Inspection Saloon) built 1936

 

Present Location Piddington Station
County Location Northamptonshire
Designed For LMS
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 2046
Type RK
First Number 30088
Later Numbers TDM395279
Present Number TDM395279
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Built 1936 as Restaurant Corridor 'Kitchen Car' for Coronation Scot. 1958 Converted by BR(M) to Inspection Saloon. P 1988. Rowden Mill Station, Herefordshire, where modified as a holiday home: lounge/kitchen/bathroom/bedroom. Then to Titley Junction Station (Herefordshire) by 7/04 - now converted to holiday accommodation as "The Coronation Scot Sleeper". To Piddington Station (on the former Bedford-Northampton line) by 01/15 - still as holiday accommodation (see photo).
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 09/02/2003
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 21/08/2018
Photo by Peter Wreford
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/09/2018


 

 














 

Start Another Search - Vintage Carriages Trust Web Site

Use or publication of this data must acknowledge the Carriage Survey as the source. Information from Railway

 Heritage Register web sites must not be used in a commercial context without the written permission of the

Railway Heritage Register.