BR 81382 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake built 1957

BR 81382 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake built 1957

BR 81382 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake built 1957
BR 81382 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake built 1957

 

Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 711
Lot number 30400
Type BG
First Number 81382
Later Numbers 84382 S81382
Present Number M81382
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Heavily modified and updated for Rail Express Systems use as high security brake van over 100 mph (NBX): dual brakes, LPG heating, B4 bogies fitted. P. 2001 GCR. 03/18: refurbishment in progress - see additional photo below. By 10/18: restoration completed and back in operational use.
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 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 08/09/2007
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 22/09/2021
Photo by Robert Davidson
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 29/10/2021

Alan Tagg 07/13: earlier livery
Alan Tagg 07/13: earlier livery

Mike Haddon 05/10/2019: later view from other end
Mike Haddon 05/10/2019: later view from other end


 

 










 





 

 

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