Pullman BRE 324 Pullman Parlour First built 1960

Pullman BRE 324 Pullman Parlour First built 1960

Pullman BRE 324 Pullman Parlour First built 1960
Pullman BRE 324 Pullman Parlour First built 1960

 

Present Location Eastleigh Works
County Location Hampshire
Designed For Pullman BRE
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 132
Type FP
First Number 324
Later Numbers Amber; 99961 State Car No 1
Present Number 99961 State Car No 1
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 D. P 1979 privately, on WSR till 1983 then SVR. Sold to GS&WR 1989 and rebuilt as Sleeper for new 'Royal Scotsman': Craigentinny, Millerhill (slightly damaged 28/5/92 hitting stationery LNER 23890 in runaway). Ownership transferred to the Belmond Group early 2014. As at 02/15: 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 Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity None
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
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


 

 










 



 

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