BR 15354 Trailer Second of 4-EPB EMU Unit 5176 built 1956

BR 15354 Trailer Second of 4-EPB EMU Unit 5176 built 1956

BR 15354 Trailer Second of 4-EPB EMU Unit 5176 built 1956
BR 15354 Trailer Second of 4-EPB EMU Unit 5176 built 1956

 

Present Location Margate
County Location Kent
Designed For BR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number 2018-EH270
Lot number 4099
Type TSO
First Number 15354
Later Numbers S15354S
Present Number S15354S
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Built on underframe from pre-war 3-car unit. With DMBSs 14351 and 14352 and TS 15396 form 4-EPB Unit 5176. On to Mid Norfolk Railway - but following major problems, MNR gave notice to quit 06/01. 3 of the 4 went to Northamptonshire Ironstone, this vehicle to Coventry. 07/06/2018: now located at Locomotive Services Ltd site (former Rovex/Hornby works) at Westwood, Margate, following closure of Electric Railway Museum at Coventry (ownership transferred fom Bulleid Electric Group to Heritage Electric Trains Trust).
Owner Heritage Electric Trains Trust
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Fair
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 Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 13/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 10/09/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/08/2018

Byron Chamberlain 21/09/2006. Earlier view
Byron Chamberlain 21/09/2006. Earlier view


 

 










 






 

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