BR 3273 Mk 2e First Open built 1974

BR 3273 Mk 2e First Open built 1974

BR 3273 Mk 2e First Open built 1974
BR 3273 Mk 2e First Open built 1974

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 82
Lot number 30843
Type FO
First Number 3273
Later Numbers Restormel; Alnwick
Present Number 3273 Alnwick
Current Livery Pullman (pseudo - Belmond Northern Belle)
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P.1997 (ex C&TCo fleet) by Riviera Trains (named Restormel). 2000 to Regency Rail, then Northern Belle as 'Alnwick' (was carried by FO 3069) in Maroon/cream. Interior upgraded with Pullman-style table lamps etc. Ownership transferred to the Belmond Group early 2014. As at 02/15: in Northern Belle Set CP22, based at Crewe South Yard. 02/17: Severn Valley Railway now has a 10-year contract to service and stable at Kidderminster the Northern Belle carriage set. 02/20: seen at Carnforth.
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 As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 30/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 03/04/2020


 

 










 



 

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