BR 75972 Class 309 EMU: Driving Trailer Second Open built 1962

BR 75972 Class 309 EMU: Driving Trailer Second Open built 1962

BR 75972 Class 309 EMU: Driving Trailer Second Open built 1962
BR 75972 Class 309 EMU: Driving Trailer Second Open built 1962

 

Present Location Lavender Line
County Location East Sussex
Designed For BR
Build Location York
Diagram number 448-EF 301
Lot number 30678
Type DTSO
First Number 75972
Later Numbers GE75972 977967
Present Number 977967
Current Livery BR Rail Blue
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 02/09. Gangway missing from driving end. 2018: moved to Lavender Line following closure of Electric Railway Museum.
Owner AMPS Rail Ltd (Project 300)
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Poor and Incomplete
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 10/09/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 06/08/2018


 

 














 

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