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Vehicle 52091


Class 123

BR Diagram 566

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: Albion 230hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30703
Diagram: 566

Allocations

May-63 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
Apr-68 Transferred to 81D (Reading)
May-73Depot code changeRG (Reading)
28/02/76 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 18/12/76 Stored CF (Cardiff Canton)
13/06/77 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
19/08/84 Withdrawn from BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


52091 59823 59828 52101 As delivered to CDF - May 1963
RDG511 52091 59823 52098 Listed at 81D - circa Aug-70
52091 59823 52098 Noted 31st May 1976
L711 52091 59820 52097 Noted 13/03/78
52091 59823 52098 Noted 31st May 1979

Modifications

Oct-71 - Dual AWS fitted
Jun-75 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: 1978

Set number: L711

Set L711 seen in Manchester Piccadilly in 1978. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 13th March 1978

Set number: L711

Swindon Class 123 Inter-City set L711 seen at Hull station on the 13th March 1978, formed of E52091 + E59820 + E52097. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 10th July 1978

Set number: L711

Swindon Inter-City Class 123 set L711 enters Selby station with E52091 leading on July 10, 1978. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 10th July 1978

Set number: L711

Class 123 Swindon Inter-City set L711 at Selby on July 10, 1978. E52091 is closest. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 3rd November 1978

Set number: L711

E52091 still carries it's L711 set number when seen at Hull Paragon, 3rd November 1978. Syd Young.

DMU

Date: 1979

Set number: L711

Class 123 Swindon Inter-City set L711 at Sheffield in 1979. E52091 is on the front (probably with 59820 + 52097) and a Met-Camm set is at the rear. John Law.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 13th March 1978

Set number: C712

Swindon Inter-City set 712 (E52097 + E59820 + E52091) arrives into Selby on the 13th March 1978. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 4th March 1982

Swindon vehicles E52104, E59825, E59767 and E52091 at Sheffield Midland on 04-03-82. Vincent Haworth.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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