BR 81013 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake built 1956

BR 81013 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake built 1956

BR 81013 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake built 1956
BR 81013 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake built 1956

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 711
Lot number 30173
Type BG
First Number 81013
Later Numbers E81013 84013
Present Number E81013
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1988 specifically for use as a Santa Grotto. Now marshalled with TPOs 80328 and 80329 as SVR's static Santa facility at Arley (November to March or so), then stored for rest of year in Kidderminster carriage shed. Remodelled and repainted 10/11. Remodelling included removal and plating over of two pairs of double doors on each side, also corrosion repairs to roof, ends and doorways. Cleats fitted to roof for attaching tent at Arley.
Owner Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) plc
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 18/05/2007
Photo by Byron Chamberlain
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 27/04/2016


 

 










 



 

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