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Vehicle 51008

Class 126

BR Diagram 551

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: White Circle
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30413
Diagram: 551


30/03/59 New to 67C (Ayr)
unknown On loan to 64H (Leith Central) - Move not listed
Oct-60 Ex-loan back to 67C (Ayr)
May-73Depot code changeAY (Ayr)
17/05/82 Stored S. AY (Ayr)
Jul-82 Stored U. AY (Ayr)
11/08/82 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

159 51038 59412 51008 Listed at 67C - Aug-70
415 51045 59392 51008 Listed at AY - 01/02/81



Date: unknown

Class 126 DMS SC51008 seen in Glasgow Works, with a Class 107 behind. Undated. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 1981

Swindon Intercity Class 126 vehicles DMBS Sc51034 (set 126404) & DMS Sc51008 at the former goods yard at Ayr in 1981. The main line to Girvan & Stranraer is in the background. This site has now been redeveloped for storage of EMUs. Andrew McConnell.


Date: 1st June 1982

A class 126 formation and a class 37 are seen at the site of Shields Road Station on 01-06-1982. The rear class 126 vehicle is DMS(L) Sc51008. The Swindon units by this time being phased out, but all the available units were pressed into service for special trains in connection with the Pope's visit to Glasgow on this day. The units were stored during the day in Smithy Lye, on the other side of the Shields Road bridge, behind the photo location. Andrew McConnell.



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