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Vehicle 55007 / 977223


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

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

55007 - original number
977223 - from circ Mar-84 (departmental stock)

Department Use as TDB977223

Driver Training / Route Learner / Sandite From 12/83 to 1989.

Images:

DMU

Date: March 1979

Set number: 178

At Dundee one of the Scottish Region's small allocation of class 122 in March 1979. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1979

Set number: 178

55007 is seen at Aberdeen Waterloo Goods Station while the BLS Waterloo & Buchan railtour on the 16th April 1979. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1979

Set number: 178

Maud station taken from 55007 while working the BLS 'Waterloo & Buchan Tour' on the 16th April 1979. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1979

Set number: 178

55007 in Maud station while on the BLS 'Waterloo & Buchan Tour', 16th April 1979. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1979

Set number: 178

Photo time at Strichen station during a stop for 55007 on the BLS 'Waterloo & Buchan Tour', 16th April 1979. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1979

Set number: 178

SC55007 sits in Fraserburgh station on the 16th April 1979, while on the BLS 'Waterloo & Buchan Tour'. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1979

Set number: 178

The BLS 'Waterloo & Buchan Tour' in Fraseburgh station, formed of 55007, on the 16th April 1979. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 23rd May 1981

Set number: 178

Sc55007 at Dundee with the 1.25pm to Arbroath, 23/5/81. It carries a 'Tayway' brand sticker on the front of the cab. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 1981

Class 122 55007 passes the miniature railway at Arbroath in the Summer of 1981 with an Arbroath - Dundee local service. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 19th November 1983

Set number: 407

SC55007 at Haymarket depot on 19/11/83 with 'Tayway' sticker on cab. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 27th January 1991

Out of use vehicles at Thornton in Fife on January 27, 1991. Closest is 59794, which wouldn't be officially withdrawn until the end of the year. It had been transferred on paper to Neville Hill but never moved there. At the far end of the line are 53187, 53179, 51453, 59113, 53424, TDB977223 and 59073. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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