London Transport 11297 1938 Tube Stock Driving Motor built 1940

London Transport 11297 1938 Tube Stock Driving Motor built 1940

 

Present Location Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr
County Location Carmarthenshire
Designed For London Transport
Built by Metro Cammell
Lot number 31072
Type DMSO
First Number 11297
Later Numbers 226
Present Number 226
Current Livery Island Line
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 750v DC. Delivered to LT 06/1940; withdrawn from LT 1987. Converted for use on Island Line (Isle of Wight) and delivered there in 1990. With 10297 (qv) formed Class 483 006 unit as 'D' End DM. Withdrawn from Island Line 03/01/2021. 04/21: aquired for use as part of a project to run this unit with 483 008 (10255 and 11255 qv) on Epping Ongar Railway, powered by 630v DC internal batteries to be fitted to car 11255; will be used as locomotive hauled stock whilst that conversion work takes place. 10/21: moved to Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway for foreseeable future.
Owner London Transport Traction Group
Rarity Few
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/11/2021


 

 





 

 

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