Pullman BRE 321 Swift Pullman Kitchen First built 1960

Pullman BRE 321 Swift Pullman Kitchen First built 1960

Pullman BRE 321 Swift Pullman Kitchen First built 1960
Pullman BRE 321 Swift 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 321 Swift
Later Numbers 99960
Present Number 99960 Dining Car No. 2
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. Body P?, at Casterton till purchased for Northants Steam Railway scheme in 1985 (ex dept'l): there till sold 1998. To Southall: then Carnforth by 11/00. Deteriorating whilst in open storage. However, by 07/13 rebuilt and back into main line service in the 'Royal Scotsman' set (replacing 99131 'Victory' - this gave the Royal Scotsman set 100 mph capability). Has been allocated TOPS number 99960 (last used for Gresley TK 23890 on the NYMR). Ownership transferred to the Belmond Group early 2014. 02/15: now in Royal Scotsman Set BT55 based at 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 Fair
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
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 Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 10/07/2018
Photo by Dave Henwood
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 28/08/2018

As seen 07/08
As seen 07/08


 

 










 





 

 

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