BR 2110 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1960

BR 2110 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1960

BR 2110 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1960
BR 2110 Mk 1 Sleeper First built 1960

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 1
Lot number 30590
Type SLF
First Number 2110
Later Numbers 99885 STATE CAR NO. 85
Present Number State Car No. 85
Current Livery LNWR (pseudo)
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1984, refurbished, leased to Great Scottish and Western Railway as 'Sleeper 1' in 'Royal Scotsman' set 1985-9; 1990: 'State Car 85' in 'Queen of Scots'. Bluebell, then Llangollen pre 03/98. Internally rebuilt; externally pseudo-LNWR livery. Crewe 2002; Carnforth by 01/06. 05/08: offered for sale on Ebay. 08/20: confirmed still at Carnforth - further deterioration in condition (see additional photo).
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 26/07/2008
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 06/10/2020

Craig Browning 27/08/2020: a (partial) later view
Craig Browning 27/08/2020: a (partial) later view


 

 










 





 

 

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