BR 3072 Mk 1 First Open built 1955

BR 3072 Mk 1 First Open built 1955

BR 3072 Mk 1 First Open built 1955
BR 3072 Mk 1 First Open built 1955


Present Location Great Central
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location Doncaster
Built by BR
Diagram number 73
Lot number 30169
Type FO
First Number 3072
Later Numbers ABD977399
Present Number JESSICA-LEIGH
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Later used as part of ECML electrification Driver Training train. Long-term resident at Neville Hill. 07/11: to Quorn (Great Central Railway). 08/19: received back from Rampart Engineeting at Barrow Hill; after further fitting out and repainting work at Rothley, it will be available for operational use. By 09/20: in operational use in GCR dining train, now named 'JESSICA-LEIGH'.
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Photo Date 12/03/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/12/2021

As seen 07/13
As seen 07/13




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