BR 1680 Mk 1 RBR, now rebuilt as Full Kitchen Car built 1961

BR 1680 Mk 1 RBR, now rebuilt as Full Kitchen Car built 1961

BR 1680 Mk 1 RBR, now rebuilt as Full Kitchen Car built 1961
BR 1680 Mk 1 RBR, now rebuilt as Full Kitchen Car built 1961

 

Present Location Crewe LNWR Heritage Company
County Location Cheshire East
Designed For BR
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number AJ403
Lot number 30628
Type RBR
First Number 1680
Present Number 80043 KITCHEN CAR
Current Livery Pullman (pseudo)
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Set OC95 (Old Oak Common) in green/cream livery. Then in store at Old Oak Common until its closure. By 05/12 stored OOU at Eastleigh TMD. 12/14: seen at back of Eastleigh TMD, heavily stripped for spares. To Crewe LNWR Heritage Company 08/15 for rebuild / conversion to a Full Kitchen at Crewe LNWR Heritage Company. 05/18: rebuild completed to provide full on-board catering for 'Statesman Rail' set.
Owner Locomotive Services Ltd
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 Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 21/08/2004
Surveyor Mike Stanbury
Photo Date 17/07/2021
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 21/08/2021

Steve West 08/06/2019: earlier view of other side
Steve West 08/06/2019: earlier view of other side

Earlier configuration, and green and cream livery
Earlier configuration, and green and cream livery


 

 

















 

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