BR 21092 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1956

BR 21092 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1956

BR 21092 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1956
BR 21092 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1956

 

Present Location Gloucs Warks
County Location Gloucestershire
Designed For BR
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 171
Lot number 30185
Type BCK
First Number 21092
Later Numbers E21092 NE21092
Present Number W21092
Current Livery BR(W) Chocolate and Cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1976, on Mid-Hants till 1989. C.1984 fitted with generator set in the luggage space for use as brake vehicle on the Watercress Belle Dining Train; also first two Second compartments were combined by removing partition to make a larger staff mess area (this arrangement still in situ). Stored OOU Winchcombe. Reported 11/05 as having been sold for full restoration and to leave within a few weeks: at Long Marston Exchange Sidings by 12/05. 06/08 External repaint ongoing. By 05/14 to Bitton on the Avon Valley Railway for a 4-year loan. 09/01/2018: moved to Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway for an initial one year loan: initially it was to have a repaint from BR Maroon to BR(W) Chocolate and Cream livery before being added to the third rake to provide additional capacity for the opening of the line to Broadway, but the refurbishment work needed was revealed to be more extensive. 03/19: overhaul finished and into operational use 05/19.
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 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 Yes
Survey Date 09/02/2014
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 16/03/2019
Photo by David Hancox
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/09/2019

Robert Davidson 27/05/2019: another view
Robert Davidson 27/05/2019: another view


 

 

















 

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