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Vehicle 51996


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

21/01/61 New to 66C (Hamilton)
3w/e 30/06/62 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
May-73Depot code changeHN (Hamilton)
02/08/82 Transferred to AY (Ayr) - HN closing
29/06/86 Stored U. AY (Ayr)
Dec-86 Reinstated AY (Ayr)
11/07/88 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
29/03/90 Withdrawn from ED (Eastfield) PEDX

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51996 59793 52022 As delivered to 66C - 21st January 1961
51996 59793 52022 Transfer to 67A - 3w/e 30/06/62
128 51996 59793 52022 Listed at 66C - 1972
142 51996 59793 52022 Listed at HN - mid-May-78
435 51996 59798 52019 Listed at HN - 01/02/81
107435 51996 59807 53184 Listed at AY - 17/06/84
107435 51996 59798 52019 Listed at AY - 25/03/85
107435 51996 59798 52019 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986 - Strathclyde livery
107435 51996 59798 52019 Listed at AY - 23/03/87
107435 51996 59798 52019 Listed at AY - Jan-88
107435 51996 59802 51803 Formation change - circa Mar-88
107435 51996 59798 52019 Listed at ED - circa August 1988

51996 was involved in the following incident(s):


Shields Jct Accident

March or April 1987 - Shields Junction, ScR

Collision involving Class 107 / Class 86

Info from John Reddyhoff and Eddie Knorn

A side-swipe incident. More Details.


Images:

DMU

Date: 17th May 1961

At 6.25pm on May 17, 1961, a well laden eight-car formation (107, 2-car 101, 107) is seen approaching Killin Junction. They are working the return leg of a Six Lochs Land Cruise to Coatbridge / Motherwell district. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 1982

Set number: 107435

107 435 near Bridge of Weir on the Kilmacolm branch. Probably in the last months of operation on the branch, dating this to circa 1982. The leading vehicle in the set (far end) is a 101 DMS. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 30th March 1982

Set number: 107435

Heading out of Glasgow Central on the 30th March 1982 is set 107 435, led by 51996. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 1987

51996 and 59798 after a side-swipe incident with a Class 86 at Shields Junction in April or May 1987. John Reddyhoff.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 107435

107 435 (presumably 52019 + 59798 + 51996) is seen at Dundee. Undated. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 107435

Class 107 DMU 107435 (52019 presumably with 59798 + 51996) at Girvan. Date unknown. Stuart Pearce.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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