Pullman BRS 308 CYGNUS Pullman Parlour First built 1951

Pullman BRS 308 CYGNUS Pullman Parlour First built 1951

Pullman BRS 308 CYGNUS Pullman Parlour First built 1951
Pullman BRS 308 CYGNUS Pullman Parlour First built 1951

 

Present Location France
Designed For Pullman BRS
Built by BRCW
Diagram number U
Type FP
First Number 308 CYGNUS
Later Numbers 99532
Present Number CYGNUS 99532
Current Livery Pullman
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Began 1938: delayed by war. U Type Car. On last Golden Arrow journey. P? by S&N Breweries, stored till 1977, then briefly NYMR before to FSE and Carnforth. Sea Containers 1980. Rebuilt to resemble the older cars. Air braked, electric heating, upgraded toilet. Used in VSOE set. 08/19: moved from Stewarts Lane to France for overhaul.
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 Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
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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