BR 86523 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1958

BR 86523 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1958

BR 86523 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1958
BR 86523 Mk 1 GUV (General Utility Van) built 1958

 

Present Location Severn Valley
County Location Worcestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location St Rollox
Built by BR
Diagram number 811
Lot number 30402
Type GUV
First Number 86523
Later Numbers M86523 93523 95157 94157
Present Number 94157
Current Livery BR Maroon
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 2006. Commonwealth bogies. Was bought with 86207 (qv) to keep parts secure for SR 34027 'Taw Valley' with intention to scrap when restoration completed, but they have been so useful as high security GUVs that they will be retained.
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 09/09/2008
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 14/04/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 30/11/2019

Byron Chamberlain 18/05/2007. Earlier livery: BR Rail Express Systems
Byron Chamberlain 18/05/2007. Earlier livery: BR Rail Express Systems


 

 










 





 

 

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