BR 13540 Mk 2c Corridor First built 1969

BR 13540 Mk 2c Corridor First built 1969

BR 13540 Mk 2c Corridor First built 1969
BR 13540 Mk 2c Corridor First built 1969


Present Location Mid Hants
County Location Hampshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 125
Lot number 30797
Type FK
First Number 13540
Later Numbers 19540
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Mk 2c. Built for London Midland Region. P 1990 at Bluebell Railway for dormitory accommodation. Moved 1996 to Mid Hants and used as such (5 twin berths with "proper sleeping car beds", washroom, toilet, lounge, kitchen) at Alton until early 2019 when the condition externally became too much to manage. One side BR(S) green livery, the other side very faded green. By 10/21: on Alton station headshunt - awaiting scrapping.
Owner Mid Hants Railway Preservation Society
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 15/05/2005
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 21/01/2002
Photo by Byron Chamberlain
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 24/10/2021





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