BR 35386 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (later Test Car) built 1964

BR 35386 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (later Test Car) built 1964

BR 35386 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (later Test Car) built 1964
BR 35386 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (later Test Car) built 1964

 

Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 181 (AB201)
Lot number 30699
Type BSK
First Number 35386
Later Numbers DB975397
Present Number ADB975397 Test Car 2
Current Livery BR Departmental red and blue
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes As test car was predominantly used for slip/brake testing of freight wagons. From Ashfordby to GCR sometime before 04/2016 - exact date unknown. 09/19: restoration work now largely complete at Quorn and Woodhouse, including livery change from Serco to BR Departmental red and blue.
Owner Great Central Railway plc
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 left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 18/02/2017
Surveyor Steve West
Photo Date 28/04/2019
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 09/09/2019

Steve West 2017: earlier view from other side
Steve West 2017: earlier view from other side


 

 










 





 

 

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