BR 75881 Class 308 25kV EMU Battery Driving TrailerComposite built 1961

BR 75881 Class 308 25kV EMU Battery Driving TrailerComposite built 1961

BR 75881 Class 308 25kV EMU Battery Driving TrailerComposite built 1961
BR 75881 Class 308 25kV EMU Battery Driving TrailerComposite built 1961

 

Present Location Colne Valley
County Location Essex
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Built by BR
Diagram number 444-EF 208
Lot number 30652
Type BDTCO
First Number 75881
Later Numbers GE75881
Present Number 75881
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Pump House Museum, Walthamstow. Built for Liverpool Street lines, last used out of Leeds. Has been asbestos stripped but 95% of parts recovered to allow internal rebuild, now ongoing. BR Design Panel designed front end (over the one used on the Class 302). 07/11: following closure of Pump House Museum, to Electric Railway Museum at Coventry. By 09/16: houses 'working' ex-LUL Victoria line signalling panel and electrical control panel from Coburg Road Control Room. 01/18: moved to Colne Valley Railway following closure of the Electric Railway Museum.
Owner AMPS Rail Ltd (Project 300)
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Satisfactory
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality Not Applicable
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 Unique
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
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 16/06/2018

Steve West 11/09/2011. Earlier condition and livery
Steve West 11/09/2011. Earlier condition and livery


 

 










 





 

 

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