BR 80349 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1969

BR 80349 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1969

BR 80349 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1969
BR 80349 Post Office Sorting Carriage built 1969

 

Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Lot number 30780
Type POS
First Number 80349
Present Number W80349
Current Livery Royal Mail TPO red
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes This vehicle lasted until the very end of TPO trains in January 2004. Stored at Euston for possible preservation. RVP purchased 2006 for Mark 1 TPO project - to GCR by 07/08.
Owner Railway Vehicle Preservations
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish 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 Several
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Photo Date 22/09/2021
Photo by Robert Davidson
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 31/10/2021

Previous condition
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