BR 86803 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1959

BR 86803 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1959

BR 86803 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1959
BR 86803 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1959

 

Present Location Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway
County Location Northamptonshire
Designed For BR
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 811
Lot number 30565
Type GUV
First Number 86803
Later Numbers 93803, 94062
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Later converted to NJV for newspaper traffic. P 1995, initially stored at Crewe Works then at Thingley Junction Chippenham until to Northampton & Lamport 08/96. 07/15: confirmed still at Northampton and Lamport (see additional photo below). By 02/20: moved to Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway and in use there as crane runner with only part of bodywork retained / remodelled for storage.
Owner Private
External Structural Condition Not Applicable
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Not Applicable
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
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 Not Applicable
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 13/11/1999
Surveyor Gordon Maslin
Photo Date 09/02/2020
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/04/2020

Steve West 19/07/2015: earlier condition
Steve West 19/07/2015: earlier condition


 

 

















 

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