BR 49006 25 kV AC Advanced Passenger Train Motor Car built 1978

BR 49006 25 kV AC Advanced Passenger Train Motor Car built 1978

BR 49006 25 kV AC Advanced Passenger Train Motor Car built 1978
BR 49006 25 kV AC Advanced Passenger Train Motor Car built 1978

 

Present Location Crewe Heritage Centre
County Location Cheshire East
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number LC501
Lot number 30928
Type APT Power Car
First Number 49006
Present Number None
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Unit Number 370 006. One of the seven surviving 25 kV electric APT vehicles. P 1988. Remained with the other six at Crewe Railway Age till 1992; stored in Crewe Works till 1996. Identical vehicle at Crewe. To Shildon by 11/04. To Electric Railway Museum, Coventry, on loan 07/11. 10/17: funding raising is under way to cover the cost of reuniting this vehicle with the other APT vehicles at Crewe Heritage Centre, following closure of Electric Railway Museum. By 03/18: moved to Crewe Heritage Centre.
Owner Crewe Heritage Trust APT Project
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Not Applicable
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 13/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 19/05/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 06/08/2018

Dennis Graham 12/04/2011. Earlier condition
Dennis Graham 12/04/2011. Earlier condition


 

 

















 

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