BR 51562 Class 108 DMU: Driving Motor Composite Lavatory built 1959

BR 51562 Class 108 DMU: Driving Motor Composite Lavatory built 1959

BR 51562 Class 108 DMU: Driving Motor Composite Lavatory built 1959
BR 51562 Class 108 DMU: Driving Motor Composite Lavatory built 1959

 

Present Location NRM York
County Location York
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 609
Lot number 30461
Type DMCL
First Number 51562
Later Numbers M51562
Present Number M51562
Current Livery BR Rail Blue
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Class 108 (Derby Lightweight). P 1982 National Railway Museum. With 51922 to East Lancs Railway by 05/11. On loan to East Kent Railway by 07/14. 05/17: moved (via Wishaw) to NRM York for display.
Owner National Railway Museum
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 Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Under Cover
Operating Yes
Survey Date 22/08/1998
Surveyor Ian Smith
Photo Date 26/03/2015
Photo by Craig Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 04/07/2017


 

 














 

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