BR 56356 Class 101 DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1958

BR 56356 Class 101 DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1958

BR 56356 Class 101 DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1958
BR 56356 Class 101 DMU: Driving Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1958

 

Present Location Barry Tourist Railway
County Location The Vale of Glamorgan
Designed For BR
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 630
Lot number 30468
Type DTCL
First Number 56356
Later Numbers 54356, 6300
Present Number 6300
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Rebuilt 1987 as hauled Observation Saloon on Inverness and Kyle of Lochalsh 'Hebridean' services. W 1994. P 1996 ex MC Metals by GWSR member. Very poor order. Sidings need to be cleared for Toddington Extension. Reported 03/13 at GC Northern and again for sale: to Barry Tourist Railway by 08/13.
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Poor and Incomplete
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Much replaced/reproduced material
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Poor
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Several
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 10/04/2005
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 25/10/2009
Photo by Aaron Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 22/09/2018


 

 










 



 

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