BR 5027 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

BR 5027 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

BR 5027 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961
BR 5027 Mk 1 Tourist Second Open built 1961

 

Present Location Strathspey Railway
County Location Highland
Designed For BR
Build Location Wolverton
Built by BR
Diagram number 89 / AC201
Lot number 30690
Type TSO
First Number 5027
Later Numbers S5027
Present Number Sc5027
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Centre doors locked out. Spare EWS tour vehicle. In store at Old Oak Common until its closure. Then to Eastleigh Arriva TrainCare, where seen 07/12 OOU at rear of TMD. Still there 12/14 - had not been used for some time. SR Green livery. Advertised for sale (25,000) 02/16. By 06/17: moved to Nemesis Rail, Burton upon Trent. 08/23: purchased by the Strathspey Railway: fitted with double doors and wheel chair accommodation by Nemesis Rail before delivery; Commonwealth bogies replaced with B4 bogies.
Owner Strathspey Railway
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 23/08/2023
Photo by Keith Holyland
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 23/06/2024

Keith Holyland 23/08/2023: view of other side
Keith Holyland 23/08/2023: view of other side


 

 










 





 

 

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