BR 75111 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer later PCV (body only) built 1956

BR 75111 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer later PCV (body only) built 1956

BR 75111 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer later PCV (body only) built 1956
BR 75111 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer later PCV (body only) 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
Type DTSOL
First Number 75111
Later Numbers Part of Unit 307111
Present Number 94322
Current Livery BR Rail Express Systems
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement Body only
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. Fitted with B5 bogies. Purchased from EWS for bogies spares. 08/18: confirmed still at Carnforth: one of two grounded bodies outside repair shed, situated nearest to shed - bogies presumably used and underframe cut up.
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Not Applicable
Underframe Condition Not Applicable
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Not Applicable
Degree of External Authenticity Poor
Degree of Internal Authenticity Not Applicable
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Not Applicable
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 11/08/2018
Surveyor Steve West
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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