BR 59664 Class 115 DMU: Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1960

BR 59664 Class 115 DMU: Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1960

BR 59664 Class 115 DMU: Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1960
BR 59664 Class 115 DMU: Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1960

 

Present Location Talybont-on-Usk
County Location Powys
Designed For BR
Build Location Derby
Built by BR
Diagram number 599
Lot number 30532
Type TCL
First Number 59664
Present Number M59664
Current Livery BR multiple unit green livery
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Class 115. P 1993 with power cars 51669 and 51849 (qv) at Mid Norfolk Railway County School Station, then to Colne Valley 1997, then to Mangapps 01/99, to Barry Island Railway 10/03. 2011, following closure of that Railway, stored outside former Barry Wagon Works. Sold as scrap to European Metals Recycling (EMR) at Kingsbury, Tamworth. Sold by them and to Midsomer Norton by 05/13 where used as a mess and meeting room. 05/21: offered for sale by Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust as surplus to requirements. 10/21: sold to a private owner and moved from Midsomer Norton to The Old Station, Talybont-on-Usk.
Owner Private
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Fair
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 Several
Historical Importance of some Importance
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 05/09/2004
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 29/10/2021
Photo by Barrie Papworth
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 09/11/2021

Steve WEst 15/09/2015: earlier view
Steve WEst 15/09/2015: earlier view


 

 

















 

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