BR 1730 Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (Refurbished) built 1960

BR 1730 Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (Refurbished) built 1960

BR 1730 Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (Refurbished) built 1960
BR 1730 Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (Refurbished) built 1960

 

Present Location Boness
County Location Falkirk
Designed For BR
Built by BRCW
Diagram number 24
Lot number 30512
Type RBR
First Number 1730
Later Numbers W1730 SCR99818
Present Number 1730
Current Livery BR Maroon (SRPS Railtours)
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes P 1988 by SRPS, at Perth till 1990. Dual brake, dual heat. Mk2 seat covering by SRPS. Late BR interior. Remodelling - fluorescent lights, wall and roof decoration. Later BR upgrading of Mk 1 to 1980's use. SRPS Railtours Main Line Set. On B5 bogies.
Owner Scottish Railway Museum Trust
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 22/09/2002
Surveyor Trevor England
Photo Date 21/08/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 01/09/2016


 

 










 



 

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