BR 75011 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer, later PCV built 1959

BR 75011 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer, later PCV built 1959

BR 75011 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer, later PCV built 1959
BR 75011 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer, later PCV built 1959

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For BR
Build Location Ashford / Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number 430,449,E0202
Lot number 30417
Type DTSO
First Number 75011
Later Numbers 94332
Present Number 94332
Current Livery BR Rail Express Systems
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
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 DTSO; rebuilt to DTBSO c.1960-62; refurbished as BDTBSO 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 (visible from WCML - sixth vehicle from the south in line of old RES vehicles as of survey date).
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Poor but Substantially Complete
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 Conversion/rebuild/reproduction
Degree of External Authenticity None
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
Photo Date 13/08/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/10/2018


 

 














 

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