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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: 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: 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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