London Transport 10255 1938 Tube Stock Driving Motor built 1940

London Transport 10255 1938 Tube Stock Driving Motor built 1940


Present Location Sandown
County Location Isle of Wight
Designed For London Transport
Built by Metro Cammell
Lot number 31071
First Number 10255
Later Numbers 128
Present Number 128
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 Delivered to LT 02/1940; withdrawn from LT 1988. Converted for use on Island Line (Isle of Wight) and delivered there in 1990. With 11255 (qv) formed Class 483 008 unit as 'A' End DM. Withdrawn from Island Line 12/2020. 04/21: acquired for use as part of a project to run this unit with 483 006 (10297 and 11297 qv) on Epping Ongar Railway, powered by 630v DC internal batteries to be fitted to car 11255. 10/21: will be moved from Sandown sidings to Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway (to join unit 483 006) at a date yet to be set. 12/21: confirmed still at Sandown, now partially sheeted.
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 18/12/2021





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