3 Class 230 Diesel Electric Passenger Trains

Sale Type:

Private Treaty Sale

Offer Deadline:

Friday 31 March 2023, 4:00pm BST


Bletchley TMD, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Viewing Information:
Strictly by Appointment Only

By Order of the Administrators of Vivarail Limited 

Train Fleet Numbers:   300003 & 300103 

300104 & 300104 

300105 & 300105 

Original Manufacturer:  Metro Cammell (D78 Stock) 
Conversion / Rebuild Manufacturer: Vivarail Limited
Converted: 2015
Entered Service: 2019
Car Body Construction: Aluminium
Unit Weight: 65.46 Tonnes
Unit Length (2 Cars): 37.024 M
Car Length: 18.372 M
Width: 2.84 M
Height: 3.703 M
Max Speed: 60 MPH
Total Seats: 104
Doors: Single Leaf – Sliding Pocket (each 1.127 M)
Motive Power: 4 x Ford Duratorq 3.2TCI
Power Output: 588 Kw Total (147Kw / Engine)
Traction Motors: 750Volt AC
Safety Systems: AWS & TPS
Track Gauge: 1435 mm (4’ 8½”)



  • Removal Deadline: TBC March 2023
  • Removal Hours: TBC 2023, (Excluding Weekends) 9:00am – 4:00pm GMT
  • Collection is only permitted once a paid in full invoice has been received
  • The Buyer and or their removal contractor must supply their own lifting equipment Method statements and risk assessments, copies of all relevant insurances documents and operator licenses must be supplied and approved ahead of any item being dismantled or moved in accordance with Health & Safety policies. Site attendance for the duration of the removal process to be confirmed and agreed in advance
  • Anyone attending site will be required to wear the relevant PPE workwear including Hi-Viz Vest/Jacket and Safety Footwear.

Terms & Conditions

  • Buyer’s Premium of 18% will be applicable to this sale
  • VAT at 20% will be added to the total price and Buyer’s Premium. Purchasers from overseas should note that the VAT on the Buyer’s Premium is not recoverable
  • All payments must be cleared in our account by TBC  2023, 4:00pm GMT
  • All Lots must be collected by TBC 2023, strictly by prior appointment
  • All persons arriving on site must report to the entrance and complete the signing in procedure book
  • This site is a full PPE area and everyone must comply whilst the site is designated as such. PPE worn must comply with all relevant Method Statements. Anyone not found wearing his/her PPE will be required to leave the site, if in doubt assistance must be sought from the site Supervisor


Andy Hancock


Birmingham Office

+44 (0) 7809 342756