Enters service on the South eastern & Chatham Railway. Lake Livery with Gold Lining.
1936 April 21st
Within an all Pullman Epsom Race Special (fare paying passengers) with cars JUNO, CORUNNA, AURORA, LEGHORN and MALAGA.
Doug Lindsay Collection
TOPAZ outside the Pullman Car Company Workshops at Preston Park at Brighton inc1955.
Withdrawn from Pullman Operations and purchased by the late Henry Maxwell. Moved to the Pullman Car Workshops at Preston Park, Brighton, During the cars restoration the external livery was repainted into the pre 1930’s colours of White and Umber.
Handed over to the BTC Clapham Transport Museum by the late Henry Maxwell in the company of Sir John and Lady Benstead and John Scholes the then BTC Curator of Historical Relics.
Moved from Clapham to the National railway Museum at York.
1977 November- 26, 28, 29 & 30th:
Used in the filming of ‘Agatha’ at York Station.
Body lift by BREL at York in preparation for participation within the special train formed to celebrate 100 years of on train catering. the train was titled the “Travellers Fare Centenary Express” and toured the United Kingdom.
1980 June 19/20th: Used in the filming of ‘Chariots of Fire’ at York Station.