BR 61183 DMBSO of Class 501Euston-Watford dc electric unit built 1957

BR 61183 DMBSO of Class 501Euston-Watford dc electric unit built 1957

BR 61183 DMBSO of Class 501Euston-Watford dc electric unit built 1957
BR 61183 DMBSO of Class 501Euston-Watford dc electric unit built 1957

 

Present Location Finmere Station
County Location Buckinghamshire
Designed For BR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number 403-EB201
Lot number 30326
Type DMBSO
First Number 61183
Later Numbers DB975349
Present Number DB975349
Current Livery BR Departmental yellow
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Ashford/Eastleigh. Latterly Class 501. Then Merseyrail Sandite vehicle. End door provided to cab for single line tunnel working. At Immingham Railfreight Terminal from 2002 till to Coventry 10/06. Departmental livery, no seats. By 06/18: moved to Finmere Station site following closure of Electric Railway Museum.
Owner Class 501 Shareholders
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Derelict/Not Present
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Derelict/Not Present
Degree of External Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Internal Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As left Departmental service
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
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 07/08/2018


 

 














 

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