BR 86474 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959

BR 86474 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959

BR 86474 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959
BR 86474 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van), later High Security built 1959

 

Present Location Ecclesbourne Valley
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Linwood
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 811
Lot number 30417
Type GUV
First Number 86474
Later Numbers 93474
Present Number 94222
Current Livery BR Rail Express Systems
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Converted from GUV to NKA Super GUV High Security Mail Van (Design Code NK501). Commonwealth bogies. Purchased from EWS for bogies spares. 08/20: confirmed still at Carnforth. c 08/21: moved from Carnforth to Southall: West Coast Railway Company site - and ownership passed from WCRC to Steam Dreams. 2022: acquired by Locomotive Services Ltd as part of Steam Dreams acquisition and moved to Crewe LNWR Heritage Company site to be stripped for spares. 08/23: moved from Crewe LNWR Heritage Company to Ecclesbourne Valley Railway.
External Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Fair
External 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 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
Photo Date 27/08/2020
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk Yes
Date Record Last Updated 30/10/2023


 

 














 

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