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Vehicle 51321 / 977753


Class 118

BR Diagram 535

Builder: BRC&W
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30545
Diagram: 535

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51321 - original number
977753 - from Feb-92 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977753

Sandite / Route Learner From 2/92 to 1993. Carried set number T007

Images:

DMU

Date: 10th August 1986

Set number: B464

The 15:25 Weymouth - Taunton service is a nine-car formation with Class 118 B464 (W51321 + W59473 + W51306) at the front followed by Class 117s W51370 + W59522 + W51412 / W51339 + W59492 + W51382. Seen at Yeovil PM on August 10th, 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 30th January 1990

Set number: T316

A passenger has his hand out of the window and is poised to open a door as grubby TS316 (51321 + 59473 + 51306) on a Birmingham Snow Hill - Dorridge train screeches to a halt at Small Heath station, on an overcast Tuesday 30/1/90. Mel Holley.

DMU

Date: 3rd March 1990

Set number: T316

A battered looking class 118 DMS no. 51321 leading Tyseley's set T316 (51321 - 59473 - 51306) on a service to Leamington Spa at Warwick. The leading vehicle went on to be preserved, via departmental service, and currently resides at the Battlefield Line paired with class 116 DMBS no. 51131. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 17th November 1990

Set number: T316

Tyseley's class 118 set T316 formed of 51306, 59473 and 51321 at Dorridge on the afternoon of 17/Nov/1990. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 29th December 1991

Set number: 007

Class 118 977753, set number 007, is seen stabled at Tyseley on 29.12.1991. It unusually carries it's running number on a white patch. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 26th September 1992

Set number: 007

977753 at Tyseley TMD on the 26th September 1992. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: 26th December 1994

Set number: 007

Class 118 977753, set number 007, is seen stabled outside the factory at Tyseley on 26.12.1994. It was converted from 51321 for uses as a sandite car and was to become the only Class 118 car to be preserved. Andy Cole.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: P464

Class 118 set at Newton Abbot. Undated, it is presumably formed 51306 + 59473 + 51321. John Law.

DMU

Date: 5th July 1990

Set number: L418

A regular Thursday afteroon working through Chesterfield for ex-works units making their way back to their home depot was a Doncaster Works-Derby Etches Park ecs. On the 5th July 1990 the consist was 51306 + 59473 + 51321 + 51543 + 51568 + 51938. Kevin Law.

DMU

Date: 1993

Set number: 007

51306 as sandite vehicle 977752, with 977753 at Sheffield in 1993. Mat Hawley.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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