Current number:
975422
Any other previous number(s):
BR coach 34875
Notes:
Scrapped - Booths, Rotherham 2/07

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Rotherham, C.F. Booth** *** ****Les Wild
Derby RTC ** *** ****Ben Williams
Derby RTC ** *** ****Ben Williams
Derby RTC ** *** ****SD0853
Derby RTC ** *** ****Martin Sidwells
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  • 975422

    5 January 2007 - SD0853

    This vehical was being "Dismantled" in the EDU towards the end of December 2006.

  • 975422

    6 January 2007 - Rob

    I notice the recessed rook on this coach-similar to mentor. Was a pantograph fitted at some point? What is the purpose of this coach?

  • 975422

    10 January 2007 - ian saunders

    this vehicle has carried pantographs on various occasions it was also fitted with hst type bogies for high speed

  • 975422

    22 October 2008 - Dave Smith

    anyone explain the difference between "test car 1,2,3" etc and "Laboratory 1,2,3" etc - why the different names? ta

  • 975422

    22 October 2008 - Simon Bendall

    Test Cars were operated by the Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, Labs by the Research department.

  • 975422

    22 October 2008 - kev

    HST BOGIE -BT10 series

  • 975422

    24 October 2008 - Dave Coxon

    Laboratory 6 was coverted from a Mk1 SK coach W34875 in 1975 into an electrical systems test car at Swindon and was numbered RDB975442. It was utilised for main line OHLE tests by the R&DD Electrical Engineers Section and originally based at Rugby but was eventually transferred to RTC Derby.

  • 975422

    24 October 2008 - Dave Coxon

    Serco's Test Car 5 ADB975422 was originally the BR Research Division's Lab 6 and was designed to carry a pantograph under 25kV OHLE and was fitted with insulators on the flat roof. It was initially based at Rugby although later transferred to RTC and was used in the development of the BR/BW high speed pantograph.

  • 975422

    9 March 2013 - James Craig

    It looks more like a BSK rather than an SK? Could be wrong though.

  • 975422

    5 January 2014 - Josh Hamilton

    999508 is lurking behind. Was the Lav window, frosted glass or sheeted over?