BR 14573 Driving Motor Brake Second of 2-EPB Unit 5667 built 1959

BR 14573 Driving Motor Brake Second of 2-EPB Unit 5667 built 1959

BR 14573 Driving Motor Brake Second of 2-EPB Unit 5667 built 1959
BR 14573 Driving Motor Brake Second of 2-EPB Unit 5667 built 1959

 

Present Location Sellindge
County Location Kent
Designed For BR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number 2704
Lot number HD 4281
Type DMBSO
First Number 14573
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 750 v 3 rail. With 16117 (qv) makes up 2-EPB (416/1) Unit No. 5667 (Mallaband/Bowles RCTS 1974), later Unit 6307. Shoe gear removed. Autumn 1999: repainted to malachite green livery. Moved from Winkleigh, Devon, to Electric Railway Museum, Coventry Autumn 2001. Sold to ERMLtd June 07. Previously painted by local community project - see additional photo below. 10/17: planned move to private site reported following closure of Electric Railway Museum. 01/18: confirmed that Unit 6307 will initially be stored at Hope Farm, Sellindge pending future developments, whilst SERA focuses on its other projects. By 05/18: moved to Sellindge.
Owner Suburban Electric Railway Association (SERA)
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Fair
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 No
Survey Date 13/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 18/05/2018
Photo by Christopher Hurst
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/08/2018

Steve West 11/09/2011. View of community paint scheme
Steve West 11/09/2011. View of community paint scheme


 

 










 





 

 

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