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Vehicle 51323

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



Date: unknown

Set number: L475

Suburban set L475 led by 51323 is seen making some smoke at Southall. It has Reading General on the destination blind, date unknown. Stuart Mackay Collection.


Date: 13th November 1987

A Class 118 DMU at Newcastle on 13/11/1987. DMS 51323 illustrates WM (West Midlands PTE) logo and red triangle across the cab front (minus the Welsh dragon that would usually accompany this). The car behind appears to be a class 101 TBS(L), and TransPennine coach TSO(L) 5396 forms the backdrop. Graeme Phillips Collection.


Date: 20th January 1988

Cars 51323 59475 53220 are seen about to enter Newcastle station - the first two are Class 118s, 53220 just visible at the rear was Class 101. Having recently transferred from South Wales, leading car 51323 carries the red chevron, which was usually accompanied by a red dragon, but the latter has evidently been painted out. 20/01/1988. Graeme Phillips Collection.



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