SR 12795 EMU Driving Motor Brake Third Open built 1951

SR 12795 EMU Driving Motor Brake Third Open built 1951

SR 12795 EMU Driving Motor Brake Third Open built 1951
SR 12795 EMU Driving Motor Brake Third Open built 1951

 

Present Location Margate
County Location Kent
Designed For SR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number 2126
Lot number 3638
Type DMBTO
First Number 12795
Later Numbers SET 4732
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Class 405. 750 v 3 rail. Built on ex-SECR "3-SUB" underframe from Set 8309. P 1984 by BR, initially at Brighton, Selhurst till 1996. At Long Marston prior to move to Coventry by 1999. With 10239, 12354 and 12795 (qv) forms 4-SUB Unit 4732. 09/16: severe corrosion to ends noted. 07/06/2018: now located at Locomotive Storage Ltd site (former Rovex/Hornby works) in Margate, following closure of Electric Railway Museum at Coventry.
Owner Heritage Electric Trains Trust
External Structural Condition Fair
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Satisfactory
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Satisfactory
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 Few
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 16/06/2018


 

 










 



 

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