BR 34500 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (later Auto Trailer) built 1954

BR 34500 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (later Auto Trailer) built 1954

BR 34500 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (later Auto Trailer) built 1954
BR 34500 Mk 1 Brake Corridor Second (later Auto Trailer) built 1954

 

Present Location West Somerset Railway
County Location Somerset
Designed For BR
Built by Gloucester
Diagram number 181
Lot number 30060
Type BSK
First Number 34500
Later Numbers RDB975076 Auto Trailer
Present Number RDB975076 Auto Trailer
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Departmental conversion 1971. Derby RTC through 80s/90s. P GCR(N) 5/04. To Gloucs Warwks 9/09 as a swap with RB 1811. 09/16: at Winchcombe. 10/17: moved from Gloucs Warwks to West Somerset Railway (at Williton). 10/17: bogies are to be swapped with BR 3069 (qv). 12/21: offered for sale.
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 30/08/2005
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 13/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 08/12/2021

Rob Davidson 15/09/2016. View of other end
Rob Davidson 15/09/2016. View of other end

Byron Chamberlain 03/08/2006. Earlier view of other side
Byron Chamberlain 03/08/2006. Earlier view of other side


 

 










 





 

 

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