BR 53170 Mk 1 Brake Second built 1955

BR 53170 Mk 1 Brake Second built 1955

BR 53170 Mk 1 Brake Second built 1955
BR 53170 Mk 1 Brake Second built 1955

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 371
Lot number 30087
Type BS
First Number 53170
Later Numbers E53170 E43359
Present Number E43359
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1978 by M&GNJRPS, at Cambridge until ? Not operational although with generator fitted: in store at Holt, North Norfolk Railway. By 12/11 moved from North Norfolk Railway to Epping Ongar Railway. By 06/17 to Llangollen. By 12/17: restoration in progress (see main photo and third additional photo). 09/21: outshopped - end windows fitted to brake area; luggage area fitted with seats and dedicated spaces for wheelchairs.
Owner Llangollen Suburban Group
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 Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 21/03/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 01/12/2017
Photo by Paul Bailey
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 31/10/2021

21/11/2003. Earlier condition.
21/11/2003. Earlier condition.

Steve West 11/06/2016: condition prior to restoration project
Steve West 11/06/2016: condition prior to restoration project

Steve West 18/05/2018: another view of the restoration in progress
Steve West 18/05/2018: another view of the restoration in progress


 

 










 






 

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