BR 3093 Mk 1 Open First (later Departmental use) built 1959

BR 3093 Mk 1 Open First (later Departmental use) built 1959

BR 3093 Mk 1 Open First (later Departmental use) built 1959
BR 3093 Mk 1 Open First (later Departmental use) built 1959

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Built by BRCW
Diagram number 73 / AD103
Lot number 30472
Type FO
First Number 3093
Later Numbers ADB977594; Paula; FLORENCE
Present Number 3093 FLORENCE
Current Livery West Coast Railways maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes For a time during the 1960s, this vehicle carried a pseudo-Pullman umber and cream livery to match actual Pullman cars in a spare set used when one of the BR(W) Blue Pullmans was unavailable. B1 bogies replaced with B4 bogies. Latterly part of BRML Springburn Glasgow Test Train - all windows removed and plated, all seats removed. At Mossend Yard until to Gloucs Warks by 10/03. To Carnforth 08/07. 12/09 Returned to passenger usage for West Coast Railway Company. By 03/14 renamed FLORENCE (as is 3058 - qv).
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 Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 26/07/2008
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 03/09/2022
Photo by Ben Scott
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/06/2023


 

 














 

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