BR 3764 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open (converted to Buffet Car) built 1953

BR 3764 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open (converted to Buffet Car) built 1953

BR 3764 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open (converted to Buffet Car) built 1953
BR 3764 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open (converted to Buffet Car) built 1953

 

Present Location Midsomer Norton
County Location Somerset
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 93
Lot number 30079
Type TSO
First Number 3764
Later Numbers 1885, S1885
Present Number 1885
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1987 privately, loaned to Southern Steam Trust, converted to RMB at Rye House before going to Swanage. In operating set. Extensively modified within. 11/19: to Midsomer Norton where intention is to return it to operation use in near future. By 03/20: interior thoroughly cleaned, following years in storage; exterior repainted in BR maroon livery (as carried when in use as TSO in London Midland Region).
Owner Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 01/08/1999
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 06/03/2020
Photo by Barrie Papworth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 03/05/2020

Barrie Papworth 02/12/2019: condition on arrival at Midsomer Norton
Barrie Papworth 02/12/2019: condition on arrival at Midsomer Norton


 

 










 





 

 

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