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MK I - 25500


Mark I - 25500 in Up Yard

Photo:
Robert Frise - Mark I - 25500 in Up Yard


Originally allocated to the eastern region, this coach is a side corridor second with eight compartments, four on each side of a cross corridor. Two toilets are situated at one end of the coach. The vehicle has a seating capacity of forty-eight persons with the seat arm-rests down. It is identical to E24993, and is on B1 type bogies.

Initially it was sold into preservation to the Dart Valley Railway in 1983, who restored it to BR operating standards. It was sold to QRS in November 1989.


Origin :- British Rail Date Built :- 1958 Number :- 25500
Diagram :- 146 Lot :- 30374
Type :- SK Corridor 2nd Builder :- British Rail York Owner :- QRS
Status :- Awaiting Restoration Location :- Up Yard Accession Number :- W/0038
Arrival Date :- 1989

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