BR 56171 Wickham DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1957

BR 56171 Wickham DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1957

BR 56171 Wickham DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1957
BR 56171 Wickham DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1957

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For BR
Built by Wickham
Diagram number 607
Lot number 30289
Type DTCL
First Number 56171
Later Numbers RDB975006
Present Number E56171
Current Livery BR multiple unit green livery
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 1981. At Chasewater till 1993. With Wickham DMBS 50416 based at Llangollen but at Butterley for full restoration until 12/03, when into service at Llangollen; HLF 129k grant. Would have been Class 109 had it survived long enough.
Owner Llangollen DMU Group
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 21/12/2004
Surveyor Evan Green-Hughes
Photo Date 18/05/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/07/2018

2004. Earlier view
2004. Earlier view

Mike Haddon 05/11/2017: view of other side
Mike Haddon 05/11/2017: view of other side


 

 
















 

 

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