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Vehicle 51026


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

31/10/59 New to 67C (Ayr)
May-73Depot code changeAY (Ayr)
17/05/82 Stored S. AY (Ayr)
11/08/82 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)
31/08/82 Reinstated AY (Ayr)
p/e 29/01/83 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


172 51026 59397 51051 Noted circa Sep-69
168 51047 59408 51026 Listed at 67C - Aug-70
405 51035 59406 51026 Noted 24th February 1980
407 51037 59397 51026 Listed at AY - 01/02/81
126413 51043 59404 51026 Noted 28th September 1982
126413 51043 59404 51026 Noted 5th October 1982
126413 51043 59404 51026 Noted 18th October 1982
51043 59404 51026 Noted 20th October 1982

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

A 6-car Class 126 set is seen ready for departure from Paisley Gilmour Street bound for Glasgow, with DMS 51026 closest. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: Summer 1981

Set number: 126413

Set 126 413 is seen departing from Ayr station in late summer 1981. Intermediate DMS 51026 is on the rear. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Intermediate power car SC51026 heads a Class 126 set out of Glasgow Central in the early 1980s. Ian MacDonald.

DMU

Date: unknown

One of the Swindon built 'InterCity' DMU's of class 126 stands at Glasgow Central on a Stranraer working. Date unknown. Stuart Pearce.

DMU

Date: August 1982

The surviving Class 126 sets (126 406 and 413) in Ayr (Kyle St) carriage sidings in August 1982. The sets had been both withdrawn and reinstated in this month, eventually surviving in traffic until January '83. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 31st December 1982

With just over a week to go before services on the line are withdrawn, two Class 126 sets are seen on the outskirts of Bridge of Weir working the 09:01 Kilmacolm - Glasgow on 31/12/82. Intermediate DMS 51026 is closest. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 1983

51026, 59411 and 51036 at Dunfermline Townhill in early 1983. Andrew McConnell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 6th August 1979

Set number: 411

Set 411 (DMBS Sc51041, TS Sc59393, DMS Sc51026) with GG (Greater Glasgow) Trans-Clyde branding. At Carlisle on the 6th August 1979. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 9th October 1982

The "Ayrshire Wanderer" railtour is seen at Hunterston on the 9th October 1982. It was formed of 51017 / 59411 / 51036 + 51043 / 59404 / 51026. Ian MacDonald.

DMU

Date: 1983

Set number: 126406

Sc51036, Sc59411 and Sc51026 at Dunfermline Townhill in early 1983. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 1983

Set number: 126406

Sc51036, Sc59411 and Sc51026 at Dunfermline Townhill in early 1983. Andrew McConnell.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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