The first unit of the current working fleet is set to be scrapped.
Unit 5173, hit a tree on the uxbridge branch in may 2007, suffering front end damage.
I had been secretly looking out for this DM on my occasional travels onto the Met as it was unique, its roof being slightly more dome shaped that other DM's.
When rebuilt and returned to service IN 1994 a trailer's roof end had to be used/adapted as no other DM roof dome's were available (according to Brian Hardy's LU Rolling Stock edition 15 on page 41)...
At school they taught me how to be, so pure in thought and word and deed, they didn't quite succeed Pet Shop Boys - It's a sin (1987) ___________________________________________________________________________ District Dave's London Underground Site Webmaster