BR 51803 Class 101 DMU: Driving Motor Composite Lavatory built 1959

BR 51803 Class 101 DMU: Driving Motor Composite Lavatory built 1959

BR 51803 Class 101 DMU: Driving Motor Composite Lavatory built 1959
BR 51803 Class 101 DMU: Driving Motor Composite Lavatory built 1959

 

Present Location Keighley Worth Valley
County Location West Yorkshire
Designed For BR
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 621
Lot number 30588
Type DMCL
First Number 51803
Later Numbers Sc51803
Present Number Sc51803
Current Livery BR Rail Blue
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes Dgm DP304. Unique only within this Lot. Was in Unit 101676 with 51205 (qv). P 07/05. Briefly in service 04/06 with the two Class 108 vehicles as a hybrid 3-car unit. Repainted to high standard at VCT Ingrow March/April 2009. 10/23: outshopped with livery changed from BR multiple unit green to BR rail blue.
Owner Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Very Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality Some replaced/reproduced material
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 Some Interest
Storage Secure Open
Operating Yes
Survey Date 28/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 28/10/2023
Photo by Paul Holroyd
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 13/12/2023

Aaron Browning 05/05/2019: earlier livery
Aaron Browning 05/05/2019: earlier livery


 

 

















 

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