BR 56223 Class 108 DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1959

BR 56223 Class 108 DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1959

BR 56223 Class 108 DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1959
BR 56223 Class 108 DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1959

 

Present Location Llangollen
County Location Denbighshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 640
Lot number 30466
Type DTCL
First Number 56223
Later Numbers M53223 54223 Spirit of Speyside
Present Number 54223
Current Livery BR multiple unit green livery
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Class 108, ex Unit L213. W 6/93. P 1994 by GW Preservation Group, Southall. To EARM 04/98 with 50628. 03/00: the two to Keith & Dufftown on long-term hire. Being repainted to BR multiple unit green when seen 09/03. This one (only) back to EARM 10/05. To Llangollen 03/10, on loan.
Owner Diesel Unit Preservation Associates Ltd (DUPA)
External Structural Condition Very Good
Internal Structural Condition Very Good
Underframe Condition Very Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Very 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 no Immediate Importance/Not Applicable
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 01/09/1998
Surveyor Mike Stanbury
Photo Date 18/05/2018
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 30/06/2018

Phil Hamilton 03/09
Phil Hamilton 03/09


 

 










 





 

 

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