LMS 29720 TSO centre car of Class 503 EMU built 1938

LMS 29720 TSO centre car of Class 503 EMU built 1938

LMS 29720 TSO centre car of Class 503 EMU built 1938
LMS 29720 TSO centre car of Class 503 EMU built 1938

 

Present Location Margate
County Location Kent
Designed For LMS
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 2005
Lot number 1010
Type TSO
First Number 29720
Later Numbers M29720M
Present Number 29720
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 sold 1996 to Mersey & Tyneside Elec Pres (MATEP): to Steamport 9/96, then to Coventry 1999. Largely intact internally. Some corrosion problems loom. Displayed with 29289 and 28690 (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 Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Fair
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 Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
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 07/08/2018


 

 














 

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