Pullman BRE 319 Snipe Pullman Kitchen First built 1960

Pullman BRE 319 Snipe Pullman Kitchen First built 1960

Pullman BRE 319  Snipe Pullman Kitchen First built 1960
Pullman BRE 319 Snipe Pullman Kitchen First built 1960

 

Present Location Eastleigh Works
County Location Hampshire
Designed For Pullman BRE
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 130
Type FK
First Number 319 Snipe
Later Numbers 99965 Observation Car
Present Number 99965 Observation Car
Current Livery Belmond Royal Scotsman
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Type B. P 1979 privately, on WSR till 1983 then SVR. Sold to GS&WR 1989 and rebuilt with end verandah as Observation Car for new 'Royal Scotsman': Craigentinny, Millerhill, Carlisle Upperby, by 1995 Euston. Ownership transferred to the Belmond Group early 2014. 02/15: now in Royal Scotsman Set BT55 based Carnforth, operationally based at Edinburgh Craigentinny (Summer only). 11/17: now in Set EC00 based at Eastleigh Works in the care of Arlington Fleet Services Limited, operationally based at Edinburgh Craigentinny (Summer only).
Owner Belmond Group
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 Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Poor
Rarity Several
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 14/09/2003
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 10/07/2018
Photo by Dave Henwood
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 28/08/2018

Steve West 05/06/2017: earlier view of other side
Steve West 05/06/2017: earlier view of other side


 

 










 





 

 

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