BR 4399 Tourist Standard Open

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BRBritish Rail or British Railways 4399 Tourist Standard Open
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BRBritish Rail or British Railways Tourist Standard Open 4399
Built By BRBritish Rail or British Railways Doncaster
Status Restoration in progress
Number BRBritish Rail or British Railways 3083
History
Built 1957
Diagram 93
Lot 30319
Type TSO
Seats 64 standard
1983 Preserved on SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Carriages

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 2017 it is at Bridgnorth undergoing restoration and modification to include disabled access in a similar manner to 4690, for which it was recently awarded grant funding.[1]

See also

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

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