BR 60130 Class 207 DEMU: Driving Motor Brake Standard Open built 1962

BR 60130 Class 207 DEMU: Driving Motor Brake Standard Open built 1962

BR 60130 Class 207 DEMU: Driving Motor Brake Standard Open built 1962
BR 60130 Class 207 DEMU: Driving Motor Brake Standard Open built 1962

 

Present Location Bluebell
County Location West Sussex
Designed For BR
Build Location Eastleigh
Built by BR
Diagram number DB205
Lot number 30625
Type DMBSO
First Number 60130
Later Numbers S60130 ROYAL BRIGHTON PAVILION
Present Number S60130, 1305 (set)
Current Livery BR Rail Blue
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes With 60904 (qv) initially formed Set 1305, later 207005, 207102, then 207202. Unit arrived at East Lancashire Railway with former 4-CEP trailer 70549 (qv) - all three now operating as Unit 1305. BR(S) Green livery. Reported 06/11 that whole set is now out of traffic pending bodywork overhaul, expected to start late 2011. 03/21: moved from East Lancashire Railway to storage at 'D' Site, Graven Hill, Ambrosden, Bicester. Restoration work continued by Coulsdon Old Vehicle & Engineering Society. Livery changed from BR(S) Green to BR Rail Blue. 01/23: 01/23: moved to Bluebell Railway where it will be maintained by the 1305 Oxted Thumper Gang.
Owner Bluebell Railway
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 Few
Historical Importance Some Interest
Storage Secure Open
Operating No
Survey Date 29/08/2006
Surveyor Kevin Stroud
Photo Date 14/10/2023
Photo by Kian Hollow
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 20/11/2023

Steve West 15/10/2011: earlier view of other side
Steve West 15/10/2011: earlier view of other side


 

 










 






 

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