BR 75125 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer, later PCV built 1956

BR 75125 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer, later PCV built 1956


Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Ashford / Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number 431, EE307
Lot number 30206
First Number 75125
Later Numbers Part of Unit 307124
Present Number 94308
Current Livery BR Rail Express Systems
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Built at Eastleigh on frames from Ashford. Only BR designed and built EMU class to have worked on 1500v DC and then (from 1960-62) 25kV AC. Originally DTSOL; refurbished as DTCOL c.1983; then converted by Hunslet Barclay (c.1994-96) as NAA Propelling Control Vehicle (PCV) to Diagram NA508 for use in mail train formations to enable push/pull movements at termini without locomotive having to run-round. B5 bogies. Purchased from EWS for bogies spares. 08/18: confirmed still at Carnforth.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Fair
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 11/08/2018
Surveyor Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 09/10/2018





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