BR 3083 Experimental Mk 1 First Open built 1957

BR 3083 Experimental Mk 1 First Open built 1957

BR 3083 Experimental Mk 1 First Open built 1957
BR 3083 Experimental Mk 1 First Open built 1957

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location Doncaster
Built by BR
Diagram number 74
Lot number 30372
Type FO
First Number 3083
Later Numbers E3083
Present Number E3083
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Experimental open First. Reclining, rotating seats. P 77. Seating hinged at base of back. Originally double-glazed in one saloon; still has two-colour tinted glass. Window spacing different from standard Mk 1. Painted "teak" 6/99 to join SVR Gresley set (see second additional photo). 10/13: maroon livery; used as part of LNER coach set.
Owner Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) plc
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 29/05/2017

Steve West 14/04/2017. Interior view
Steve West 14/04/2017. Interior view

Byron Chamberlain 18/05/2007. Earlier condition and livery
Byron Chamberlain 18/05/2007. Earlier condition and livery


 

 










 





 

 

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