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Vehicle 51622


Class 127

BR Diagram 588

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square / Red Triangle
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Rolls Royce 238hp
Transmission: Hydraulic
Lot Number: 30521
Diagram: 588

51622 was involved in the following incident(s):


09/02/66 - Napsbury, LMR

Fire involving Class 127

Info from Bill Read

During investigation of excessive wear in the torque convertors of the Class 127 units, M51622 was fitted with test equipment which caused the cardan shaft to break up, rupture the fuel tank and catch fire. More Details.


Images:

DMU

Date: 5th July 1980

Class 127 DMBS M51622 leads a Derby built 4 car unit into St Pancras, no doubt with a service from Bedford. 5th July 1980. Bruce Galloway.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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