BR 16263 Mk 1 Corridor Composite built 1963

BR 16263 Mk 1 Corridor Composite built 1963

BR 16263 Mk 1 Corridor Composite built 1963
BR 16263 Mk 1 Corridor Composite built 1963

 

Present Location East Somerset
County Location Somerset
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 126
Lot number 30730
Type CK
First Number 16263
Later Numbers SC16263, E16263, 7263
Present Number E16263
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1991. Mk1 37T. Bluebell 04/91. Fully tarpaulined at Horsted Keynes. Unrestored and stored OOU since its arrival. Reported 10/09 as for sale. No. 7263 was never applied. To East Somerset by 03/10. Fully sheeted when seen 05/13. Overhaul of this vehicle commenced by 04/14 - after 22 years of storage under a tarpaulin! 09/15: now in BR(W) chocolate and cream livery.
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Good
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 some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 02/03/1997
Surveyor Trevor England
Photo Date 06/09/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 12/04/2016

Nick Felton 26/10/2014 Undergoing restoration
Nick Felton 26/10/2014 Undergoing restoration


 

 

















 

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