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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

Allocations

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11/08/82 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)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:


51044 59404 51008 Noted 25/02/60
51050 59401 51008 51009 Noted 01/04/60
51009 59401 51008 Noted Apr-60 - On a Stanraer service.
51050 59412 51008 Noted 15/04/60
51040 59412 51008 Noted 23/05/60
51045 59410 51008 Noted 09/07/60
51043 59408 51008 Noted 05/12/60
51043 59400 51008 Noted 18/01/61
51041 59400 51008 Noted 23/01/61
51046 59397 51008 Noted 24/03/61
51031 59397 51008 Noted 05/04/61
51043 59397 51008 Noted 23/05/61
51030 59411 51008 Noted 29/06/61
51033 59394 51008 Noted 06/07/61
159 51038 59412 51008 Listed at 67C - Aug-70
415 51045 59392 51008 Listed at AY - 01/02/81

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

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

DMU

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.

DMU

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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