BR Tourist Second Open 6168

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BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mark 2f Tourist Second Open (TSO) 6168 was built at Derby in 1974 to diagram number 109 of lot number 30860. It has 64 seats.[1]

6168 in preservation

After BRBritish Rail or British Railways service it was purchased by 2012. It is one of a of a rake of Mark 2 vehicles operated by Eastern Rail Services (ERS) and based on the Mid-Norfolk Railway (MNR), where it is used on services. The rake is also from time-to-time hired to other railways, in particular the Weardale Railway for their Polar Express trains.[2][3]

6168 at the SVRSevern Valley Railway

One such hire was in May 2017 to the SVRSevern Valley Railway for the Spring Diesel Festival, its air-braking capability being used by visiting mainline locomotives. 6168 was painted in BRBritish Rail or British Railways Intercity livery.

See also

Carriages visiting the SVR


  1. Preserved Coaching Stock of British Railways - Part One - Jan 2015
  2. Eastern Rail Services
  3. 6168 on