BR 1936 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car, ex-'Flying Scotsman' built 1959

BR 1936 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car, ex-'Flying Scotsman' built 1959

BR 1936 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car, ex-'Flying Scotsman' built 1959
BR 1936 Mk 1 Unclassed Restaurant Car, ex-'Flying Scotsman' built 1959

 

Present Location Strathspey
County Location Highland
Designed For BR
Built by BRCW
Diagram number 23
Lot number 30513
Type RU
First Number 1936
Later Numbers E1936 SR110 CRAIGOURIE
Present Number Sc1936
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1980, as built with Gresley bogies. Converted to 16 seat lounge car: previously pseudo Pullman livery as 'Craigourie'. Rot found in floor, so out of service Spring 2007 for attention to this, with RU 1928 (qv) taking over as the catering vehicle. 05/17: restoration work in progress - see additional photo below.
Owner Strathspey Railway
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 Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
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 Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 13/06/1998
Surveyor Ian Boettcher
Photo Date 12/09/2003
Photo by Michael Cope
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/07/2017

Steve West 31/05/2017. See Notes above
Steve West 31/05/2017. See Notes above


 

 










 





 

 

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