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Vehicle 51012


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

18/04/59 New to 67C (Ayr)
May-73Depot code changeAY (Ayr)
17/05/82 Stored S. AY (Ayr)
05/06/82 Stored U. AY (Ayr)
11/08/82 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Notes

16/05/59 - A number of odd Class 126 vehicle had arrived in Scotland from Swindon and in some cases have been marshalled into Edinburgh-Glasgow sets. Five vehicles, including 51012, 51013, 59402 and 59402, were in Lugton goods yard on 16th May 1959.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51042 59410 51012 Noted 27/02/60
51043 59394 51012 Noted 11/03/60
51031 59411 51012 Noted 16/04/60
51034 59406 51012 Noted 09/07/60
51040 59409 51012 Noted 06/12/60
51038 59395 51012 Noted 17/01/61
51036 59408 51012 Noted 09/03/61
51036 59405 51012 Noted 23/03/61
51036 59408 51012 Noted 30/03/61
51031 59402 51012 Noted 01/07/61
51030 59408 51012 Noted 06/07/61
162 51041 59391 51012 Listed at 67C - Aug-70
403 51033 59396 51012 Listed at AY - 01/02/81
126413 51043 59407 51012 Noted unknown date

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

SC51012 in Kyle Street Sidings - a stabling point beside Ayr station - in the early 1980s. Ian MacDonald.

DMU

Date: August 1982

51012 awaits its fate after withdrawal. The boarded up windows were a sign it was an asbestos contaminated vehicle. At Falkland Yard in August 1982. Andrew McConnell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1st August 1982

Set number: 126406

A six-car Class 126 formation in Largs station on August 1st, 1982, with Sc51036 closest. A Class 107 is stabled on the right with Sc51012 closest. John Carter.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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