BR 5009 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

BR 5009 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

BR 5009 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961
BR 5009 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 89
Lot number 30690
Type TSO
First Number 5009
Later Numbers W5009
Present Number W5009
Current Livery BR(W) Chocolate and Cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1994 by Rail UK, resold 1995 to Riviera Trains but at Carnforth until 1996, then at Crewe Railway Age until 1997. Seat covering renewed in blue/grey traditional style. Crewe to Old Oak Common by 11/05. In store at Old Oak Common until its closure in 2009 - then to Eastleigh Arriva TrainCare and later to Eastleigh Works. 01/22: base moved from Eastleigh Works to Nemesis Rail, Burton upon Trent. 01/23: moved from Nemesis Rail to Carnforth, following purchase by West Coast Railway Company.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 16/03/2002
Surveyor Trevor England
Photo Date 09/07/2022
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/06/2023

Phil Hamilton 07/11/2009: earlier view
Phil Hamilton 07/11/2009: earlier view


 

 
















 

 

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