BR 9712 Mk2 driving trailer car

BR 9712 Mk2 driving trailer car

BR 9712 Mk2 driving trailer car
BR 9712 Mk2 driving trailer car

 

Present Location Downpatrick
County Location Newry, Mourne & Down
Designed For BR
Type DBSO
First Number 9712
Later Numbers 8918
Present Number 8918
Gauge 5ft 3in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes This is a Mk2f DBSO ex BR 9712. It was never used by NIR (delivered to Belfast 26.06.2009). Before sale to Downpatrick the cab equipment was removed. It has been acquired to act as a barrier vehicle in the event of DEMU 8458 failing as the latter has fixed buckeye couplings and cannot be coupled directly to any of the line’s locomotives.
Owner Downpatrick & County Down Railway Society
Rarity n/a
Operating Yes
Photo Date 18/10/2014
Photo by Martin Baumann
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 11/04/2016


 

 










 

 

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