BR 61937 Class 309 EMU: Motor Brake Second Open built 1962

BR 61937 Class 309 EMU: Motor Brake Second Open built 1962

BR 61937 Class 309 EMU: Motor Brake Second Open built 1962
BR 61937 Class 309 EMU: Motor Brake Second Open built 1962

 

Present Location Lavender Line
County Location East Sussex
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Diagram number 418-ED209
Lot number 30680
Type MBSO
First Number 61937
Later Numbers GE61937 977963
Present Number 61937
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Built for Liverpool Street - Clacton service. Later used south of Manchester in Departmental service for signalling tests. P Coventry Railway Centre 04/09. Interior partly dismantled. 2018: moved to Lavender Line following closure of Electric Railway Museum.
Owner Lavender Line
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
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 Few
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 13/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 11/09/2011
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 16/06/2018


 

 














 

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