BR 80222 Courier Van, formerly Brake Corridor Second 35315
|BRBritish Rail or British Railways 80222 Courier Van, formerly Brake Corridor Second 35315|
BRBritish Rail or British Railways Courier Van 80222
|Built By||BRBritish Rail or British Railways Wolverton|
|Other numbers||M35315, SC35315|
|TOPS code||AB21 / NNX|
Service and preservation
Brake Corridor Second 35315 was built at Wolverton to Diagram 181 (AB201), Lot 30699. It entered service in the London Midland region in 1962, transferring to the Scottish region from October 1985. It was one of several converted to a BRUTEBritish Railways Utility Trolley Equipment, a wire caged trolley with a low floor developed by BR to replace existing luggage trucks and mail bag trolleys. courier van, fitted with a set of roller shutter doors and with with one compartment and toilet retained. It re-entered service in October 1987 numbered 80222. It left BRBritish Rail or British Railways service in May 1994.
80222 is owned by the Class 50 Alliance. It carries the later 80222 number and TOPSTotal Operations Processing System, an American computer system adopted by BR from the late 1960s to number and manage rolling stock. code NNX, signifying a Non-passenger carrying Courier Van with dual Vacuum / Air braking.
- ↑ Longworth (2013) p.166.
- ↑ Shed 83A website (Retrieved 5 May 2020)
- ↑ Longworth (2013) p.181.