BR 10556 Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper with Pantry built 1981

BR 10556 Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper with Pantry built 1981

BR 10556 Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper with Pantry built 1981
BR 10556 Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper with Pantry built 1981

 

Present Location Hamilton
County Location South Lanarkshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 7 / AS403
Lot number 30960
Type SLEP
First Number 10556
Later Numbers 99969 SERVICE CAR
Present Number 99969 SERVICE CAR
Current Livery Belmond Royal Scotsman
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Staff accommodation for "Royal Scotsman". Ownership transferred to the Belmond Group early 2014. 02/15: now in Royal Scotsman Set BT55 based at Carnforth, operationally based at Edinburgh Craigentinny (Summer only). 11/17: now in Set EC00, operationally based at Edinburgh Craigentinny (Summer only), with Winter maintenance by Arlington Fleet Services Limited at Eastleigh Works. 2019: now based at Assenta Rail, Earnock Sidings / E.G.Steele site, Hamilton.
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 Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 14/09/2003
Surveyor Michael Cope
Photo Date 10/07/2018
Photo by Dave Henwood
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 03/07/2021


 

 










 



 

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