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Vehicle 55011


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: 10th June 1968

55011 at Kilmarnock, waiting to depart with the 1:58pm to Ayr, 10th June 1968. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: circa 1969

On a rainy day at Kilmarnock Class 122 55011 runs into the bay platform, probably on a service from (or to form a service to) Ayr. Already in the platform is 55000, still with a W prefix. There's no yellow on the cab side, so it's carrying blue livery with small yellow panel. Circa 1969. Stuart Rankin.

DMU

Date: circa 1969

Class 122 55011 seen in Ayr station on a service from Kilmarnock, circa 1969. Stuart Rankin.

DMU

Date: unknown

Class 122 55011 at Barassie, where the line from Kilmarnock joins the main Glasgow to Ayr line (thanks to "Mad Mac" for identifying the location). Circa 1969. Stuart Rankin.

DMU

Date: circa 1969

Three Class 122 bubbles in three liveries in the bay platforms at Kilmarnock, circa 1969. At the time they were used on services to Ayr. 55011 is closest, the green unit on the left is 55013, behind is 55000 carrying blue livery with a small yellow panel. Stuart Rankin.

DMU

Date: June 1978

Class 122 55011 on the rear of a Class 120. Passing the site of Schoolhill station on the outskirts of Aberdeen, heading for Inverness, June 1978. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 25th July 1981

Class 122 55011 leads a 105/101/105 formation at Glamis working the 'Strathmore Berry Picker' railtour on the 25th July 1981. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: June 1984

Set number: 359

Haymarket set 359 - formed SC55011 + 54248 + 53965 (a class 108 from on-loan from Carlisle) - rolling into Larbert station in June 1984. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 14th July 1984

Set number: 411

Sc55011 sits in front of Sc55000 and Sc55002 at Haymarket on 14/7/84. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 4th May 1985

Set number: TS061

TS061 (presumably 55011) leads Class 116 set TS611 (including 53055 + 59611) at Dorridge on 4 May 1985. 54A South Dock.

DMU

Date: 4th January 1986

Set number: TS084

Class 122 55011 is seen stabled at Tyseley on 04.01.86 complete with WM symbol on the side. It carries set number TS084 in the cab window. Class 116 51133 is on the right. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 25th November 1987

Class 122 55011 ticks over in the bay platform at Kettering between duties on the Corby service, November 25, 1987. Not much left of this scene, though Kettering Station box, now at Swanwick Junction, is a notable survivor. Mike Dean.

DMU

Date: April 1988

M55011 in Bedford station in April 1988. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: April 1988

M55011 in Bedford station in April 1988. Mike Cooper.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Three GRC&W Bubble Cars in Kilmarnock station, circa 1968/9. The nearest 55013 is still in green, the middle vehicle 55000 is in the early blue livery with small yellow panel, the furthest 55011 is in blue with full yellow ends. Stuart Rankin.

DMU

Date: June 1978

Set number: 305

Set 305 (probably comprised of 51785 + 59680 + 51794) leaves Aberdeen for Inverness past the site of Schoolhill station with Class 122 55011 on the rear. June 1978. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 25th July 1981

Set number: 378

The 'Strathmore Berry Picker' railtour at Forfar on the 25th July 1981. Set 378 comprised two Class 105 DMBS vehicles in blue/grey - presumably 51479 and 51483. It has an unknown Met-Camm centre car, and bubble car 55011 on the rear. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 14th July 1984

55000 is sandwiched between classmates 55011 (left) and 55002 (right) at Haymarket depot on the 14th July 1984. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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