SR 5768 Bulleid Composite built 1947

SR 5768 Bulleid Composite built 1947

SR 5768 Bulleid Composite built 1947
SR 5768 Bulleid Composite built 1947

 

Present Location Bluebell
County Location West Sussex
Designed For SR
Build Location Eastleigh
Diagram number 2318
Lot number 3235
Type CK
First Number 5768
Later Numbers S5768S
Present Number 5768
Current Livery SR Green
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes W and P 1968, Liss; then Bluebell 09/71 along with 21C123 'Blackmoor Vale'. Poor condition after years in open. Finally into service 05/76 after overhaul and operational until 1993. Then substantial rot throughout body: needed re-sheeting, new window frames, many new structural timbers and probably new floor. By 12/09 undergoing major restoration. 03/19: returned to operational use following completion of restoration.
Owner Bulleid Society
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition 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 Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/08/2004
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 09/06/2019
Photo by Bradley Wurth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 14/09/2019

Steve West 08/08/2015 restoration in progress
Steve West 08/08/2015 restoration in progress

Richard Salmon - Vehicle's earlier condition
Richard Salmon - Vehicle's earlier condition


 

 










 





 

 

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