BR 51073 Class 119 DMU: Driving Motor Brake Composite built 1959

BR 51073 Class 119 DMU: Driving Motor Brake Composite built 1959

BR 51073 Class 119 DMU: Driving Motor Brake Composite built 1959
BR 51073 Class 119 DMU: Driving Motor Brake Composite built 1959

 

Present Location Ecclesbourne Valley
County Location Derbyshire
Designed For BR
Built by Gloucester
Diagram number 540
Lot number 30421
Type DMBC
First Number 51073
Later Numbers W51073
Present Number W51073
Current Livery BR Rail Blue and Pearl Grey
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Set 119 594. P ex-GDM for National Railcar Museum, stored at British Sugar, Kings Lynn till 1997. Then from Mid-Norfolk to Wirksworth by 05/04. Both engines missing at that time. To Midland Railway Centre 2008/9 for overhaul, then back to Wirksworth.
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
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 Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 29/06/2014
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 09/07/2016
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/05/2018

Michael Cope 31/07/2010 - earlier condition
Michael Cope 31/07/2010 - earlier condition

Steve West 14/04/2018: another, later view
Steve West 14/04/2018: another, later view


 

 
















 

 

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