BR 59521 Class 117 DMU: Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1960

BR 59521 Class 117 DMU: Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1960

BR 59521 Class 117 DMU: Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1960
BR 59521 Class 117 DMU: Trailer Composite Lavatory built 1960

 

Present Location Helston Railway
County Location Cornwall
Designed For BR
Built by Pressed Steel
Diagram number 601
Lot number 30547
Type TCL
First Number 59521
Later Numbers W59521
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P. 2004 Winfrith, Dorset by CC/Swanage Railway for running to Wareham. 3/07 site cleared, loaned to MR-Butterley. 03/12 Purchased privately by Helston Railway, moved to Trevarno. 10/17 refurbishment under way in preparation for return to operational use. 08/21 un-numbered, still at Trevarno
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
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 Many
Historical Importance some Interest, Modest Consequence
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 02/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 13/07/2017
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 31/08/2021

Rob Davidson 01/05/2012: other side view in Regional Railways livery
Rob Davidson 01/05/2012: other side view in Regional Railways livery


 

 










 





 

 

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