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BR Mark 1 Tourist Standard Open (TSO) 4399 was built at Swindon in 1957 to diagram number 93 of lot number 30219. The ‘Open Second’ seats 64 passengers at tables, with three cross-vestibules to enable speedier loading and unloading of passengers.
 
BR Mark 1 Tourist Standard Open (TSO) 4399 was built at Swindon in 1957 to diagram number 93 of lot number 30219. The ‘Open Second’ seats 64 passengers at tables, with three cross-vestibules to enable speedier loading and unloading of passengers.
  
4399 arrived on the SVR in May 1983 from Heaton, being at that time privately owned by D Randall and P Fitzwater. It is now owned by the [[Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd | SVR Charitable Trust]].  {{As of|2016}} it is stored at Bridgnorth awaiting restoration.<ref>[http://svrtrust.org.uk/our-vehicles/br/4399-2.html 4399 on the SVR Charitable Trust web site]</ref>
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4399 arrived on the SVR in May 1983 from Heaton, being at that time privately owned by D Randall and P Fitzwater. It is now owned by the [[Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust Ltd | SVR Charitable Trust]].  {{As of|2016}} it is at Bridgnorth undergoing restoration and modification to include disabled access, for which it was recently awarded grant funding.<ref>[http://svrtrust.org.uk/our-vehicles/br/4399-2.html 4399 on the SVR Charitable Trust web site]</ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 19:27, 10 September 2016

BRBritish Rail or British Railways Tourist Standard Open 4399

BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mark 1 Tourist Standard Open (TSO) 4399 was built at Swindon in 1957 to diagram number 93 of lot number 30219. The ‘Open Second’ seats 64 passengers at tables, with three cross-vestibules to enable speedier loading and unloading of passengers.

4399 arrived on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society in May 1983 from Heaton, being at that time privately owned by D Randall and P Fitzwater. It is now owned by the SVR Charitable Trust. As of 2016 it is at Bridgnorth undergoing restoration and modification to include disabled access, for which it was recently awarded grant funding.[1]

See also

List of carriages

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References

  1. 4399 on the SVR Charitable Trust web site

SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society Stock Book Ninth Edition

Links

4399 on vintagecarriagestrust.org
4399 on svrtrust.org.uk