BR 34525 Mk 1 BSK (now Service Car) built 1955

BR 34525 Mk 1 BSK (now Service Car) built 1955

BR 34525 Mk 1 BSK (now Service Car) built 1955
BR 34525 Mk 1 BSK (now Service Car) built 1955

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 181
Lot number 30095
Type BSK
First Number 34525
Later Numbers 99966, SERVICE CAR
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1987 by HLPG, sold to GS&WR 1989 for new 'Royal Scotsman'. Based at Craigentinny, then BR Millerhill, BR Carlisle Upperby, by 1995 BR Euston, then Carnforth. Generator at Brake end, otherwise much modified internally. OOU by 12/01 but by 7/08 to WCRC and by 05/09 operational again. Now in BR lined maroon. Again stored OOU as surplus to requirements.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Fair
Degree of External Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 26/07/2008
Photo by Kevin Stroud
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/04/2016


 

 














 

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