BR 21249 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1961

BR 21249 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1961

BR 21249 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1961
BR 21249 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Composite built 1961

 

Present Location Darlington
County Location Darlington
Designed For BR
Build Location Swindon
Built by BR
Diagram number 171
Lot number 30669
Type BCK
First Number 21249
Later Numbers M21249, S21249 99355, GEMMA, E21249
Present Number 21249
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1981 SLOA. To Pullman Rail 1984; Lavender Line ca 1989. Telford 11/01. To GCR (Nottingham) 7/02. Heavily vandalised 3/03. Rebuilt using parts from 21034 and operational by 05/08. To A1 Loco Trust and to Darlington 09/08 for future use as locomotive support coach - by 12/11 doing this for 60163 "Tornado". Network Rail registered. Restored with dual brakes. 09/20: still in operation as support coach for 60163. By 07/21: livery changed from BR crimson lake and cream to BR maroon. 10/21: still in operation as support coach for 60163.
Owner A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 31/12/2006
Surveyor Frank Nicholas
Photo Date 16/07/2021
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 27/10/2021

Steve West 02/09/2017: view from other end - earlier livery
Steve West 02/09/2017: view from other end - earlier livery


 

 










 





 

 

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