Category:Carriage Type BSK
Carriage type BSK (Brake Second Corridor) designates a carriage with a Guard's compartment (with a large luggage area), together with second (later standard) class passenger compartments accessed from a corridor.
Following the introduction of TOPSTotal Operations Processing System, an American computer system adopted by BR from the late 1960s to number and manage rolling stock. in the late 1960s, BRBritish Rail or British Railways carriages of this class were allocated the TOPS code AB21, denoting:
A: Passenger carrying stock
B: Gangwayed corridor brake
2: Second (later standard) class
1: BRBritish Rail or British Railways Mark 1 carriage
The SVRSevern Valley Railway is home to five BRBritish Rail or British Railways-built BSK carriages, although only 34562 and 35315 remain in 'as-built' condition.
- 34606 was transferred into DepartmentalRolling stock used for the railway’s own functions (engineering etc.) rather than for general passenger or goods traffic. use as a BTU Tool & Generator van and since preservation has been further converted with roller shutter doors for use in conjunction with the Santa services
- 34754 was converted for DepartmentalRolling stock used for the railway’s own functions (engineering etc.) rather than for general passenger or goods traffic. use as a breakdown mess & tool van
- 35315 was converted for use as a Courier Van by BRBritish Rail or British Railways in the 1980s.
Pages in category ‘Carriage Type BSK’
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