BR 2914 Mk 3a Royal Train Staff Sleeper built 1984

BR 2914 Mk 3a Royal Train Staff Sleeper built 1984

BR 2914 Mk 3a Royal Train Staff Sleeper built 1984
BR 2914 Mk 3a Royal Train Staff Sleeper built 1984

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Built by BR
Diagram number 7
Lot number 30961
Type SLE
First Number 2914
Later Numbers 10734 Balmoral
Present Number 10734 Balmoral
Current Livery Pullman (pseudo - Belmond Northern Belle)
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Modified 1984 as Lot 31002 to be Royal Train staff sleeper - originally intended as Mk 3a Convertible Sleeper No 10734. Cotswold Rail, then 2002 to Riveira. Late 2002 into Maroon/Cream Northern Belle livery. Internal conversion. Ownership transferred to the Belmond Group early 2014. As at 02/15: in Northern Belle Set CP22, based at Crewe South Yard. 02/17: Severn Valley Railway now has a 10-year contract to service and stable at Kidderminster the Northern Belle carriage set. 02/20: seen at Carnforth.
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 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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 30/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/05/2020


 

 










 



 

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