BR 75023 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer built 1955

BR 75023 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer built 1955

BR 75023 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer built 1955
BR 75023 Class 307 EMU Driving Trailer built 1955

 

Present Location Colne Valley
County Location Essex
Designed For BR
Build Location Ashford / Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number AA9-EO201
Lot number 30205
Type DTSO
First Number 75023
Later Numbers E75023
Present Number None
Current Livery BR Rail Blue
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Built at Eastleigh on frames from Ashford. Only BR designed and built EMU class to have worked on 1500v DC and then (from 1960-62) 25kV AC. Bogies originally B1s now B4s. Originally DTSO, then DTBSO and finally BDTBSO. This vehicle is last remaining Class 307 still in the passenger form, other remaining ones being vehicles converted for mail train use. Water damaged internally. P and to Pump House Walthamstow 11/06. 05/11: to Electric Railway Museum, Coventry (with closure of Walthamstow site). By 09/16: repaint and roof repairs completed. 01/18: moved to Colne Valley Railway following closure of the Electric Railway Museum.
Owner AMPS Rail Ltd (Project 300)
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Fair
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
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 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 09/10/2018


 

 










 



 

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