BR 10729 Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper built 1980

BR 10729 Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper built 1980

BR 10729 Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper built 1980
BR 10729 Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper built 1980

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BREL
Diagram number 7
Lot number 30961
Type SLE
First Number 10729
Later Numbers Car No.10729 Crewe
Present Number 10729 Crewe
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 Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper. Staff Accommodation. Seen in Regency Rail blue livery 05/00 but repainted in overall maroon as part of VSOE Northern Belle set by 10/00. By 08/06 repainted into Maroon/Cream and named 'Crewe'. 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 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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
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 03/07/2015
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 19/05/2020


 

 














 

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