Pullman BRS 305 Aquila Pullman Kitchen First built 1951

Pullman BRS 305 Aquila Pullman Kitchen First built 1951

Pullman BRS 305 Aquila Pullman Kitchen First built 1951
Pullman BRS 305 Aquila Pullman Kitchen First built 1951

 

Present Location Colne Valley
County Location Essex
Designed For Pullman BRS
Built by BRCW
Diagram number U
Type FK
First Number 305 Aquila
Later Numbers 99200 Aquila
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Car U. Used by HM The Queen on a number of occasions. P 1968 by Bulmers, at Hereford till sold to VSOE 1986, Swindon till 1987, then Stewarts Lane. Resold 1988, but not moved till 1989. Under extensive renovation when seen 08/13. 08/19: offered for sale.
Owner Colne Valley Railway
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish 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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 29/08/2009
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 28/08/2013
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/09/2019



 

 

















 

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