Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30545
51321 - original number
977753 - from Feb-92 (departmental stock)
Sandite / Route Learner From 2/92 to 1993. Carried set number T007
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.
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.
Tyseley's class 118 set T316 formed of 51306, 59473 and 51321 at Dorridge on the afternoon of 17/Nov/1990. Robert Chilton.
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.
977753 at Tyseley TMD on the 26th September 1992. S Gaskell.
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.
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.
51306 as sandite vehicle 977752, with 977753 at Sheffield in 1993. Mat Hawley.