BR 15663 Mk 1 Corridor Composite built 1956

BR 15663 Mk 1 Corridor Composite built 1956

BR 15663 Mk 1 Corridor Composite built 1956
BR 15663 Mk 1 Corridor Composite built 1956

 

Present Location Churnet Valley
County Location Staffordshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 126
Lot number 30158
Type CK
First Number 15663
Later Numbers E7663
Present Number E7663
Current Livery BR Rail Blue and Pearl Grey
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1989. Un-restored. Sheeted by 03/02. 04/18: still present and sheeted (see additional photo below). 10/21: purchased by North Staffordshire Railway Company from private owner and moved from Peak Rail to Churnet Valley Railway for restoration to provide additional capacity for the long-term plan to extend the Railway to Leek.
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 17/05/1998
Surveyor Trevor England
Photo Date 01/11/2021
Photo by Jon Kerr
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 15/12/2021

Steve West 14/04/2018
Steve West 14/04/2018


 

 

















 

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