LMS 29289 DTSO of Class 503 EMU built 1937

LMS 29289 DTSO of Class 503 EMU built 1937

LMS 29289 DTSO of Class 503 EMU built 1937
LMS 29289 DTSO of Class 503 EMU built 1937

 

Present Location Margate
County Location Kent
Designed For LMS
Built by BRCW
Diagram number 2006
Lot number 1011
Type DTSO
First Number 29289
Later Numbers M29289M
Present Number 29289
Current Livery LMSR
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 650 v 3 rail Class 503 EMU. P 1991 Wirral Borough Council: stored BR Kirkdale till moved to Steamport 9/96 for further storage: 1997, to Birkenhead Woodside Tram Museum: to Coventry 10/03. Displayed with 29690 and 29720 (qv). 30/05/2018: now located at Locomotive Services Ltd site (former Rovex/Hornby works) at Westwood, Margate, following closure of Electric Railway Museum at Coventry.
Owner Heritage Electric Trains Trust
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Fair
External Finish Fair
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
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 Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 13/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 29/05/2018
Photo by Caroline Newbury
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/08/2018

Steve West 10/09/2016. Earlier view - re-sheeted at Coventry
Steve West 10/09/2016. Earlier view - re-sheeted at Coventry


 

 










 





 

 

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