Metropolitan 249 'T' Stock: Driving Motor Third built 1932

Metropolitan 249 'T' Stock: Driving Motor Third built 1932

Metropolitan 249 'T' Stock: Driving Motor Third built 1932
Metropolitan 249 'T' Stock: Driving Motor Third built 1932

 

Present Location Quainton
County Location Buckinghamshire
Designed For Metropolitan
Built by BRCW
Diagram number MW
Type DMT
First Number 249
Later Numbers 2749, ESL118B
Present Number 2749
Current Livery LT 'Bullock Maroon'
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 660 volt 4 rail. With 258 (qv) latterly (ca. 1960) formed two-car de-icing unit, then Sandite unit. The two P 1987 by N Downs Railway: at Stone Lodge, Dartford till 1996. This vehicle into service 1995. Further overhauled 2003-05. LT 'Bullock Maroon' livery. The last two such vehicles. Both P 2015 by Quainton Railway Society and at Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Quainton Road by 12/15.
Owner Quainton Railway Society
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 10/04/2000
Surveyor Jon Nye
Photo Date 07/05/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 23/07/2017

Steve West 07/05/2017. View of other side
Steve West 07/05/2017. View of other side


 

 










 





 

 

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