Pullman BRS 302 PHOENIX Pullman Parlour First built 1952

Pullman BRS 302 PHOENIX Pullman Parlour First built 1952

Pullman BRS 302 PHOENIX Pullman Parlour First built 1952
Pullman BRS 302 PHOENIX Pullman Parlour First built 1952

 

Present Location Stewarts Lane
County Location London
Designed For Pullman BRS
Built by Preston Park
Diagram number P
Type FP
First Number 302 PHOENIX
Later Numbers 99531
Present Number Phoenix 99531
Current Livery Pullman
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes U Type Car. Built using u/f of 'Rainbow' (176, Metro, 1927: body destroyed by fire Micheldever 1936). P 1973 restaurant near Lyon (France); to Sea Containers 1980. Gresley bogies. Air braked, electric heating, toilet upgrade, interior repanelled during restrn 1981. In use in VSOE operating set.
Owner VSOE Pullman
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 left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 23/02/2000
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 17/04/2019
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/09/2019


 

 














 

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