BR 80300 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1959

BR 80300 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1959

BR 80300 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1959
BR 80300 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1959

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 720
Lot number 30486
Type POS
First Number 80300
Later Numbers W80300
Present Number W80300
Current Livery Royal Mail maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Donated 1997 by EWS Railways. Painted in maroon Royal Mail livery: complete and in working order. Nets removed. At Highley as information centre for (Council backed) 'Highley Initiative'.
Owner Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) plc
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 25/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 29/05/2017


Kevin Stroud 25/08/2006. Earlier view
Kevin Stroud 25/08/2006. Earlier view


 

 

















 

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