BR 87554 Blue Spot Four wheel Fish Van (body only) built 1954

BR 87554 Blue Spot Four wheel Fish Van (body only) built 1954

BR 87554 Blue Spot Four wheel Fish Van (body only) built 1954
BR 87554 Blue Spot Four wheel Fish Van (body only) built 1954

 

Present Location Okehampton
County Location Devon
Designed For BR
Build Location Earlestown
Built by BR
Diagram number 801
Lot number 30125
Type FVY
First Number 87554
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Condemned 02/77 and body and underframe (no running gear) grounded 12/77 at Woking Yard - down side until at least 1987 and then up side by 1999. Moved from Woking to Okehampton station, Devon - grounded on up platform and used as a cycle hire store. Condition notes below refer to underframe only (no running gear). 09/18: still at Okehampton station. By 11/21: recently moved from platform at Okehampton to former MoD Sidings about a third of a mile west of the station. By 11/23: now mounted on road wheels and offered for sale as possible holiday accommmodation - currently somewhere in the Okehampton area, exact location not known.
Grid Reference SX 587942
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Fair
Degree of Internal Authenticity Fair
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 08/06/2008
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 30/09/2018
Photo by Mick Cottam
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 26/11/2023


 

 














 

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