Current number:
977591
Any other previous number(s):
BR coach 14033
Notes:
Moved to Eastern Rail Services, Great Yarmouth 6/21
Livery:
S&T - RED & YELLOW

Category:
Preserved vehicles
977xxx series

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Yarmouth Vauxhall Sidings** *** ****Steve Boulton
Dalton Transport & Storage, North Yorkshire** *** ****David Morris
Dalton Transport & Storage, North Yorkshire** *** ****Peter Hall
Dalton Transport & Storage, North Yorkshire** *** ****Kev Adlam
Dalton Transport & Storage, North Yorkshire** *** ****Alex Betteney
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  • 977591

    1 September 2003 - Ben

    Long term resident of Newport Godfrey Road sidings and owned by EWS but it isnt clear exactly what this is used for these days...

  • 977591

    23 June 2005 - Geoff Cox

    Last I heard it was used by the staff at Godfrey Road (I assume as some sort of mess room or stores vehicle) but I'm not sure if that's still the case. There are plans to move it in the future but it looks likely to be scrapped when that happens.

  • 977591

    1 January 2006 - Stuart Woolley

    This coach has always been locked and never been used as a mess coach since its arrival, though will probably be scrapped on site when EWS move to AD Yard, for sure the coach will not be coming as well!!!

  • 977591

    7 March 2006 - Ben

    This moved today to Newport docks top and tailed by 09013 & 66044.

  • 977591

    23 March 2006 - Andy Dickinson

    I did receive a call from one of the scrap companies asking if I was interested in this vehicle because it was a very early example of a Mk2 coach (2nd. oldest?)

    I wasn't but I passed the info onto an avid collector of Mk2s who I knew would have been. It would appear they have since completed the purchase and the vehicle is safe in preservation. No idea where it has been moved to though.

  • 977591

    23 March 2006 - Ben

    The day after this photo was taken this coach was loaded onto road transport - last reported heading north along the M5 although its final destination is not certain at this stage...

  • 977591

    28 March 2006 - Ben

    It is however thought to have been preserved rather than bought for scrap...

  • 977591

    3 November 2006 - Phil Scott

    Does anyone have any idea where this carriage ended up? Could it have joined the huge Mark 2 collection at Sinderby?

  • 977591

    3 November 2006 - Ben Williams

    No its definitely not at Sinderby or Heysham as both locations have been checked lately. One possibility is Melmerby which has some other mk2s stored there. Any other info welcome!

  • 13 June 2021 - Ben Williams

    Reported heading south on the A1 last week (10 June) which may mean the Dalton site is being cleared...? Booths the possible destination?

  • 14 June 2021 - David Denton

    Hi Ben

    Has gone to ERS Great Yarmouth

    Dave D

  • 15 June 2021 - Ben Williams

    Ok thanks Dave. Now updated.