999506

Photo of 999506 at Crewe works

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  • 999506 - Inspection Saloon - "AMANDA"

Photo details

  • Crewe works
  • 31 May 2003
  • © Ben Williams

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  • Jon Horswell

    16 March 2007, 23:03:21

    Now carries the name AMANDA.

  • John Arnold

    10 November 2007, 10:57:19

    Now up for sale but not inc. Nameplates as per www.wnxx.com website.

  • simon

    15 January 2008, 18:22:52

    Is this a standard BR 57' Observation Saloon like the one made by Britannia Pacific Models in 4mm scale?

  • SD0853

    15 January 2008, 19:35:15

    Exactamundo. Yes it is, they also do a modified version that is based upon Serco Railtest's "Track Inspection Coach" (TIC)

  • simon

    16 January 2008, 18:37:55

    Thanks - I've finally found something short to run with my Hornby fragronset 31452

  • Jon Horswell

    24 April 2008, 14:20:03

    Has this vehicle been purchased by West Coast Railways? It has been seen at Southall over the last ten days or so in the company of some of their class 47's. I heard through the grapevine that WCRC were interested in purchasing this vehicle when it was put up for sale (possibly as a swap for other vehicles) so I assume that it has now been brought by them.

  • Ben Williams

    24 April 2008, 15:23:25

    I believe it has yes.

  • Dave Bramley

    25 April 2008, 21:33:31

    WCRC dropped 999506 off at Crewe 24th April and was picked up by 20307+20310 and taken to DRS Gresty Bridge depot, so expect a new coat of blue paint soon !

  • SD0853

    27 April 2008, 19:30:32

    It was at Derby RTC today, no new paint.

  • Dave Bramley

    30 April 2008, 20:54:09

    Should going back Carnforth 01/05 hauled by 37423, paint job news was incorrect, apologies.

  • Jon Horswell

    23 May 2009, 23:09:52

    When viewed on 22/05/09 this vehicle is in the same condition as in the picture above. Although now no longer named 'Amanda' it interestingly still carries 'RAILTRACK' wording!


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