Pullman SR 285 Car 85 Trailer Parlour Third built 1932

Pullman SR 285 Car 85 Trailer Parlour Third built 1932

Pullman SR 285 Car 85 Trailer Parlour Third built 1932
Pullman SR 285 Car 85 Trailer Parlour Third built 1932

 

Present Location Crewe LNWR Heritage Company
County Location Cheshire East
Designed For Pullman SR
Built by Metro Carriage Wagon
Diagram number P
Type TPT
First Number 285 Car 85
Later Numbers S285S CAR 85
Present Number GRAVETYE MANOR
Current Livery Pullman
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 5-BEL. 750 v 3rd rail. Brighton Belle. 1972-93 'Nags Head' Inn (Derbyshire). SVR till after 2/97. Interior as w'drn, well cared for by pub. Not loco hauled stock. To VSOE by 2/00. Stored awaiting restoration. Both toilets removed (cloakroom/stores areas). By 8/10 owned by the 5BEL Trust and at Stewarts Lane. By 03/11 to Ramparts of Derby for restoration. To Barrow Hill by 06/12. Sheeted when seen 06/13. By 06/16: with W H Davis Ltd at Langwith Junction for completion of restoration before return to Barrow Hill. 11/19: moved to Crewe LNWR Heritage site for electrical testing and final fitting out prior to being moved to Eastleigh; 5BEL Trust has allocated the new identity 'Gravetye Manor' to this vehicle.
Owner 5BEL Trust
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 23/02/2000
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 30/03/2013
Photo by Mike Haddon
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 22/12/2019

As seen 02/00.
As seen 02/00.


 

 










 





 

 

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