LMS 28690 DMBSO of Class 503 EMU built 1938

LMS 28690 DMBSO of Class 503 EMU built 1938

LMS 28690 DMBSO of Class 503 EMU built 1938
LMS 28690 DMBSO of Class 503 EMU built 1938

 

Present Location Margate
County Location Kent
Designed For LMS
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 2004
Lot number 1009
Type DMBSO
First Number 28690
Later Numbers M28690M
Present Number 28690
Current Livery LMSR
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 650 v 3 rail. P 91 Wirral Borough Council as 'Ivor T Davies GM': BR Kirkdale until in 1996 to Mersey & Tyneside Electric Preservation (MATEP) and to Steamport; Coventry by end of 1999. Much of interior stripped, stored within. U/frame gear largely complete. Displayed with 29720 and 29289 (qv) - owned by Heritage Electric Trains Trust. 09/16: noted that appears to have suffered a small upholstery fire within area/compartment near cab just above number. 30/05/2018: following closure of Electric Railway Museum at Coventry, now located at Locomotive Storage Ltd site at Westwood, Margate (part of Hornby works, being planned for a future public railway heritage attraction to be called the One:One Collection).
Owner 4-Sub Association
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 13/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 10/09/2021
Photo by Christopher Hurst
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 27/11/2021

Steve West 10/09/2016: earlier view of other side
Steve West 10/09/2016: earlier view of other side


 

 










 





 

 

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