BR W6310 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake (later generator van) built 1958

BR W6310 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake (later generator van) built 1958

BR  W6310 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake (later generator van) built 1958
BR W6310 Mk 1 Gangwayed Full Brake (later generator van) built 1958

 

Present Location Burton upon Trent (Nemesis Rail)
County Location Staffordshire
Designed For BR
Built by Pressed Steel
First Number 81448
Present Number W6310
Other numbers 975325 W6310
Owner Riviera Trains
Diagram number 711
Lot number 30400
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
Operating Yes
Stored Secure Open
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Rarity Many
Historical Importance no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Notes Former Gangwayed Brake 81448 equipped with an ETS Generator mid to late 1970s and used for a time to provide train supply to locomotive-hauled MK3 High Speed Train stock, branded HST GENERATOR CAR for the purpose. Based at the RTC Derby throughout this period, it was later transferred to Crewe and Old Oak Common where it was renumbered 6310. Transferred to Eastleigh upon closure of Old Oak Common where it sees continued use within the Riviera Trains Chocolate and Cream charter set. Now moved to Nemesis Rail, Burton upon Trent.
Inspected by Byron Chamberlain
Date of Inspection 07/04/2004
Photo by Phil Hamilton
Photo Date 06/11/2009
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 26/07/2017

 
 

 

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