BR 3068 Mk 1 First Open built 1955

BR 3068 Mk 1 First Open built 1955

BR 3068 Mk 1 First Open built 1955
BR 3068 Mk 1 First Open built 1955

 

Present Location Eastleigh Works
County Location Hampshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Doncaster
Built by BR
Diagram number 73
Lot number 30169
Type FO
First Number 3068
Later Numbers RDB975606, LAB 2, ELECTRA, 99568, BEAULIEU S3068
Present Number S3068
Current Livery BR Crimson Lake and Cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes P 1988 by VSOE, restored 1994 for 'OLE' (based BR Clapham Junction, stored Stewarts Lane off-season). Then "Regency Rail": based at Crewe South Shed. B4 bogies. Riviera Trains and de-named by 07/01. Was blue livery; repainted to BR crimson lake and cream 01/07. In store at Old Oak Common until its closure - then to Eastleigh Arriva TrainCare and later Eastleigh Works.
Owner Riviera Trains
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 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 Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 02/05/2000
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 18/03/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/11/2021


 

 














 

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