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Vehicle 51989


Class 107

BR Diagram 639

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30611
Diagram: 639

Allocations

17/12/60 New to 66C (Hamilton)
3w/e 30/06/62 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
4w/e 30/06/67 Transferred to 64H (Leith Central)
w/e 02/09/67 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
May-73Depot code changeHN (Hamilton)
10/01/82 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
29/06/86 Stored U. AY (Ayr)
Nov-86 Reinstated AY (Ayr)
11/07/88 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
31/05/91 Withdrawn from ED (Eastfield) PXXZ

Notes

12th July 1985 - Seen in Strathclyde orange & black livery

1st November 1989 - Seen in Strathclyde orange & black livery

1st November 1989 - Seen with aluminium window mountings

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51989 59786 52015 As delivered to 66C - 17th December 1960
51989 59786 52015 Transfer to 67A - 3w/e 30/06/62
121 51989 59786 52015 Listed at 66C - 1972
135 51989 59786 52015 Listed at HN - mid-May-78
429 51989 59795 52023 Listed at HN - 01/02/81
51989 59782 52021 Noted 1st December 1982
107429 51989 59783 52033 Listed at AY - 17/06/84
107429 51989 59795 52023 Listed at AY - 25/03/85
51989 59785 52023 Noted 12th July 1985
107429 51989 59795 52023 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986 - Strathclyde livery
107429 51989 59795 52023 Listed at AY - 23/03/87
107429 51989 59795 52023 Listed at AY - Jan-88
107429 51989 59795 52023 Listed at ED - circa August 1988
51989 59795 52023 Noted 1st November 1989
107729 51989 52023 Noted 23/01/90
107029 51989 59795 52023 Listed at ED - 08/10/90

Images:

DMU

Date: 17th July 1983

Set number: 107429

107 429 arrives into Troon station on 17/7/83, presumably with 51989 at the front. David Christie.

DMU

Date: circa 1987

Set number: 107429

107429 heads out of Glasgow Central circa 1987, the DMBS closest is presumably 51989. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 7th March 1987

Set number: 107429

107 429 at Dundee (Tay Bridge) station in Strathclyde livery on 7/3/87. It is about to depart as the 14.30 to Edinburgh. Kenneth Leiper.

DMU

Date: 11th May 1987

Set number: 107429

The 17:22 Glasgow Central - Edinburgh arrives into Wester Hailes on the day of the station's opening, 11th May 1987. Worked by 107429, Sc51989 is at the front. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 29th August 1987

Set number: 107429

107 429 in Strathclyde livery departing from Monifieth station on a service to Arbroath on 29/8/87. Kenneth Leiper.

DMU

Date: May 1989

Set number: 107729

107729 (presumably 51989 + 59795 + 52023) waits in Inverurie station in May 1989. Norman Smart.

DMU

Date: 23rd January 1990

Set number: 107729

Set 107729 is a 2-car formed of 51989 / 52023 when seen entering Falkirk Grahamston on the 12:29 to Glasgow Queen Street, 23/1/90. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 8th July 1987

Set number: 101429

Looking along the magnificent cantilever railway bridge which spans the Firth of Forth, between North Queensferry and South Queensferry, as a Strathclyde liveried Derby Heavyweight class 107 dmu 107429 (52023 + 59795 + 51989) passes us by with a north bound working on 8th July 1987. Known as the Forth Bridge the bridge is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a symbol of Scotland. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: May 1989

Set number: 107729

Class 107 set 107729 (presumably 52023 + 59795 + 51989) is an unusual visitor to Inverurie in May 1989. Norman Smart.

DMU

Date: 23rd January 1990

Set number: 107729

52023 / 51989 depart Falkirk Grahamston on the 12:29 to Glasgow Queen Street, 23/1/90. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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