BR 1691 Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (Refurbished) built 1961

BR 1691 Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (Refurbished) built 1961

BR 1691 Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (Refurbished) built 1961
BR 1691 Mk 1 Buffet Restaurant (Refurbished) built 1961

 

Present Location Burton upon Trent (Nemesis Rail)
County Location Staffordshire
Designed For BR
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 24
Lot number 30628
Type RBR
First Number 1691
Later Numbers W1691
Present Number E1691
Current Livery BR Rail Blue and Pearl Grey
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Was at Crewe Carriage Shed, Riviera Ltd, but to Meldon Quarry by 2/03: to Llangollen by 10/06 for contract restoration. Then back to Riviera Trains for use on national network - no longer "preserved". Based at Crewe/Old Oak Common. Stored, OOC, then Eastleigh. By 08/19: based at Nemesis Rail; livery changed from BR crimson lake and cream to BR rail blue and pearl grey.
Owner Riviera Trains
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 21/05/2000
Surveyor Trevor England
Photo Date 30/11/2019
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/12/2019

Mike Stanbury 04/06/2011: earlier livery
Mike Stanbury 04/06/2011: earlier livery

Steve West 28/08/2017: view from other side - earlier livery
Steve West 28/08/2017: view from other side - earlier livery


 

 










 





 

 

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