BR 3108 Mk 1 First Open built 1962

BR 3108 Mk 1 First Open built 1962

BR 3108 Mk 1 First Open built 1962
BR 3108 Mk 1 First Open built 1962

 

Present Location West Somerset Railway
County Location Somerset
Designed For BR
Build Location Swindon
Built by BR
Diagram number 73
Lot number 30697
Type FO
First Number 3108
Later Numbers 99358, 358, E3108 Meteor, W3108 Meteor
Present Number W3108
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes P 1984 by Pullman-Rail (FSE); in maroon charter rake except for lease to Bluebell 1990-91, then via Bounds Green to WSRA Oct/Nov 1991. Commonwealth bogies. Part of 'Quantock Belle' dining set. Generally stored at Bishops Lydeard. By 05/13 with other 'Quantock Belle' coaches in a pseudo-Pullman livery. 02/20: now repainted in BR maroon livery.
Owner West Somerset Railway Association
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very 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 Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Poor
Rarity Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 02/04/2010
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 01/02/2020
Photo by Mike Sherwood
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/02/2020

Paul Dunn 01/02/2020: another view
Paul Dunn 01/02/2020: another view

Steve West 01/05/2016: earlier 'Quantock Belle' livery
Steve West 01/05/2016: earlier 'Quantock Belle' livery


 

 

















 

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