Metropolitan 258 'T' Stock: Driving Motor Third built 1932

Metropolitan 258 'T' Stock: Driving Motor Third built 1932

Metropolitan 258 'T' Stock: Driving Motor Third built 1932
Metropolitan 258 '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 258
Later Numbers 2758, ESL118A
Present Number None
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 249 latterly (ca. 1960) formed two-car de-icing unit, then Sandite unit. The two P 1987 by N Downs Rly. To Spa Valley 1996. Restoration completed 2003. This and 249 (qv) only survivors of this class. 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 Much replaced/reproduced material
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 Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 10/04/2000
Surveyor Jon Nye
Photo Date 06/05/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 05/06/2018

Steve West 07/05/2017: earlier view of other side
Steve West 07/05/2017: earlier view of other side


 

 










 





 

 

Start Another Search - Vintage Carriages Trust Web Site

Use or publication of this data must acknowledge the Carriage Survey as the source. Information from Railway

 Heritage Register web sites must not be used in a commercial context without the written permission of the

Railway Heritage Register.