BR 55028 Class 121 DMU: Driving Motor Brake Second built 1960

BR 55028 Class 121 DMU: Driving Motor Brake Second built 1960

BR 55028 Class 121 DMU: Driving Motor Brake Second built 1960
BR 55028 Class 121 DMU: Driving Motor Brake Second built 1960

 

Present Location Eastleigh Works
County Location Hampshire
Designed For BR
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 512
Lot number 30518
Type DMBS
First Number 55028
Later Numbers 960012 977860
Present Number W55028
Current Livery BR multiple unit green livery
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Single unit Class 121 "Bubble Car". P Swanage 03/09. Underwent overhaul and repaint into BR multiple unit green livery at Ramparts. Returned to Swanage 07/09. 09/14: to Eastleigh Works for major overhaul. By 08/18: conversion to mainline running for Swanage Railway completed having involved: heavy repair (delayed due to corrosion found on u/f's); new engines and bogies; central door locking fitted to some doors with remaining ones locked out of use/sealed; BR multiple unit green livery renewed.
Owner Swanage Railway
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Photo Date 11/05/2013
Photo by Aaron Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 15/09/2018

As seen 09/12.
As seen 09/12.


 

 










 





 

 

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