BR 81511 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake, then High Security Brake built 1958

BR 81511 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake, then High Security Brake built 1958


Present Location West Woodburn
County Location Northumberland
Designed For BR
Build Location Linwood
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 711
Lot number 30484
Type BG
First Number 81511
Later Numbers 94409, 92249, 84511
Present Number 94530
Current Livery BR Rail Express Systems
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Converted from BG to NIA High Security Brake Van, Diagram No NI501. (Super BG) B4 Bogies. BR Rail Express Systems livery. Purchased from EWS for bogies spares. 02/20: confirmed still at Carnforth: roller shutter doors appear to have been removed (prior to bogie recovery?). By 03/21: moved to Wannies Retreat, Chesterhope, West Woodburn, Northumberland - and converted for holiday accommodation.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
Grid Reference NY 89384 85250
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Fair
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 11/08/2018
Surveyor Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/04/2024




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