BR 3120 Mk 1 First Open built 1963

BR 3120 Mk 1 First Open built 1963

BR 3120 Mk 1 First Open built 1963
BR 3120 Mk 1 First Open built 1963

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Swindon
Built by BR
Diagram number 73 / AD103
Lot number 30697
Type FO
First Number 3120
Present Number M3120
Current Livery BR(W) Chocolate and Cream
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Passed to Flying Scotsman Railways, latterly Rail Charter Services in c1995. Painted into West Coast Joint Stock lined purple lake livery in 1996. Based at Bounds Green. Painted into British Racing Green & Cream livery in 2001. Transferred to Old Oak Common in 2004. Acquired by Riviera Trains in 2007. Used in charter train formations throughout period at Old Oak Common. 2009: to Eastleigh Arriva TrainCare and 2017 to Eastleigh Works. By 11/11: in BR crimson lake and cream livery. By 09/18: in BR(W) chocolate and cream livery. [Date?]: base moved to Southall: West Coast Railway Company Ltd - still owned by Riviera Trains but in use with WCRC in Steam Dreams formations. 2022: sold to WCRC and moved to Carnforth.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
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 21/08/2004
Surveyor Mike Stanbury
Photo Date 03/10/2021
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/06/2023

Steve West 28/08/2017: earlier livery
Steve West 28/08/2017: earlier livery


 

 










 






 

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