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Vehicle 55005


Class 122

BR Diagram 539

Builder: GRC&W
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30419
Diagram: 539

Images:

DMU

Date: April 1977

SC55005 in Inverness station in April 1977. Alan Rintoul.

DMU

Date: 1978

Class 122 55005 in Dundee station in 1978, thought to be on route-learning duties. John Law.

DMU

Date: 7th October 1978

Class 122 Sc55005 sits in Inverness on 7/10/78, where it was based for a period of just over three years. Beside is Swindon Class 120 Cross-Country set 301, presumably with 51787 at the front. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: 1979

SC55005 is seen through the trees in Edinburgh Waverly in 1979. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 8th September 1981

Lichfield City 8/9/1981. A selection of Tyseley's finest units make up a Cross City service laying over at Lichfield City. Closest is a hybrid with a class 122 (55005) standing in for a 116 DMS. On the rear is a 116 unit in refurbished WMPTE livery. It has a thin white stripe running down the centre of the blue line, meaning it was probably the set specially decorated for the royal wedding earlier in the year. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: 22nd November 1981

Class 122 55005 is seen stabled outside the factory at Tyseley on 22.11.1981. Transferred from Dundee earlier in the year, it still carries a 'SC' prefix to the number. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 14th March 1986

A GRCW bubble car with Pressed Steel type exhausts, M55005 is seen in the bay platform at Stockport Edgeley, awaiting departure on a shuttle service to Stalybridge, 14/3/86. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

M55005 in Vic Berrys yard in Leicester for asbestos stripping, circa late 1987 / early 1988. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

M55005 in Vic Berrys yard in Leicester for asbestos stripping, circa late 1987 / early 1988. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 24th January 1988

Set number: TS055

Class 122 55005, set number T055, is seen stabled at Tyseley Carriage sidings from the exhaust end on 24.01.1988. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 4th March 1988

Set number: TS055

M55005 is seen at Vic Berry's next to 55991 on 4/3/88. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

M55005 in Vic Berrys yard in Leicester for asbestos stripping, circa early /mid-1988. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 9th June 1989

M55005 stabled at Laira on the 9th June 1989. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 5th July 1990

Set number: 105

Bubble car 55005 seen near Saltash on the 5th July 1990. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 105

Gloucester bubble with Pressed Steel bubble exhausts. 55005 is seen at Newquay. Date unknown. Tom Clift.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd April 1988

55991 makes indentification easy with the number on the front, and also unusually on the centre of the vehicle. At Vic Berry's on 3/4/88. Behind in 55005. Malcolm Clements.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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