BR (53081) 53100 Mk 1 Brake Second built 1955

BR (53081) 53100 Mk 1 Brake Second built 1955

BR (53081) 53100 Mk 1 Brake Second built 1955
BR (53081) 53100 Mk 1 Brake Second built 1955


Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 371
Lot number 30087
Type BS
First Number (53081) 53100
Later Numbers M43289 Army 5310 S43289
Present Number M43289
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Intended original number, which Longworth states this to have been 53081, never carried following change in numbering policy. Withdrawn 1965, sold to Longmoor Military Railway. P 1970, at Longmoor till 1971 then Eastleigh till 1973. In poor condition. Seating dismantled. For sale by 06/06. By 07/12: to Cranmore Traincare for overhaul, completed by 05/13 - repainted into maroon livery, carrying number 43289. 04/19: will be paired with 43043 (qv) in use on Mountsorrel branch line.
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 10/09/2015
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 22/09/2021
Photo by Robert Davidson
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 29/10/2021

Andrew Jenkins 29/01/2011 Earlier condition
Andrew Jenkins 29/01/2011 Earlier condition






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