BR 55019 Class 122: Single Unit Driving Motor Brake Second built 1958

BR 55019 Class 122: Single Unit Driving Motor Brake Second built 1958

BR 55019 Class 122: Single Unit Driving Motor Brake Second built 1958
BR 55019 Class 122: Single Unit Driving Motor Brake Second built 1958

 

Present Location Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr
County Location Carmarthenshire
Designed For BR
Built by Gloucester
Diagram number 539
Lot number 30419
Type DMBS
First Number 55019
Later Numbers DB975042
Present Number 975042 (set 960015)
Current Livery NetworkRail
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes P 07/12 by Llanelli & Myndd Mawr Railway from Tyseley Loco Works (ex Chiltern Railways until 09/11). At Cynheidre (6 miles N of Llanelli). Externally in good condition - internally similar but heavily modified when in use as Departmental vehicle 975042 - first as a route learning vehicle, then as a Sandite unit. Restoration work is planned - for use on the L&MMR. Future livery is likely to be BR Green with speed whiskers. 01/18: restoration under way in the shed at Cynheidre.
Owner Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway
Rarity n/a
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Photo Date 31/03/2018
Photo by Aaron Browning
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 02/11/2021

Mark Thomas 23/07/2012: earlier view from other end
Mark Thomas 23/07/2012: earlier view from other end


 

 














 

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