List of Rolling Stock Preserved On The South Devon Railway - Diesel Multiple Units


Diesel Multiple Units

These diesel multiple units (DMU) are typical of the many such self-propelled trains used on branch lines and suburban services from the 1950s to the 1990s, but the Buckfastleigh line had closed to passengers before they became a familiar sight in Devon. They are all of the 'suburban' type with doors to each seating bay.

  • 55000
A Class 122 single-car Motor Brake Second with driving cabs at each end. It was built by the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in 1958 and saw use on local lines including the Kingsbridge branch line. It works in BR green livery.
  • 59740
A centre trailer composite car from a Derby Carriage and Wagon Works Class 115 four-car DMU set is painted black and used as a van by the railway's permanent way team. Four other Class 127 cars have also seen service on the line but have since been sold: power cars 51592 and 51604, trailer cars 59659 and 59719.

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