BR 60750 Class 201 DEMU Trailer Buffet Restaurant built 1958

BR 60750 Class 201 DEMU Trailer Buffet Restaurant built 1958

BR 60750 Class 201 DEMU Trailer Buffet Restaurant built 1958
BR 60750 Class 201 DEMU Trailer Buffet Restaurant built 1958

 

Present Location Battlefield
County Location Leicestershire
Designed For BR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number 678
Lot number 30393
Type TRSKB
First Number 60750
Later Numbers ADB975386, LAB 4 HASTINGS
Present Number DB975386
Current Livery BR Departmental red and blue
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Class 201. W 1964, used by RTC Derby with modified bogies for APT tilting tests. P 1990 Hastings Diesels Ltd. Found not suitable for restoration for mainline use: to 60750 Group and to Low Hall, Walthamstow. Planned use is as static buffet, in BR green. To Electric Railway Museum at Coventry by 09/11. By 09/16: being repainted in former BR Departmental Livery. 12/17: to Battlefield Line, Shackerstone following closure of Coventry site.
Owner Hastings 60750 Group
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 13/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 10/09/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 03/02/2018

Mark Armstrong 22/09/2011. Earlier livery
Mark Armstrong 22/09/2011. Earlier livery


 

 










 






 

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