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Vehicle 55015 / 977177


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:

55015 - original number
977177 - from Sep-83 (departmental stock)

Department Use as TDB977177

Driver Training / Route Learner. Carried the name "Sandra" From 9/83 to 7/89.

Images:

DMU

Date: 14th May 1971

55015 seen at Stirling 14/5/71. The different tone of blue between the nearest cab door and the first 'passenger' door with a droplight signifies where body panels have been altered removing a window and making a double door. Through the cab windows we can see wire mesh has been fitted to the insides of the white painted windows. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 18th May 1978

Class 131 parcels car SC55015 sits in Eastfield depot on May 18th, 1978. Under its number is written 'PARCELS TRAFFIC ONLY'. A Met-Camm vehicle is behind the Class 26. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 18th May 1978

Parcels bubble Sc55015 in Eastfield depot on May 18th, 1978. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: unknown

Class 131 parcels car SC55015 at Eastfield depot in the early 1980s. An extra set of double doors had originally been fitted behind the cab at the non-van end, these had now been moved further into the centre of the vehicle. Stuart Pearce.

DMU

Date: 26th February 1982

Class 131 parcels car 55015 passes through a wet Motherwell on the 26th February 1982. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 12th June 1982

Class 131 bubble car SC55015 sits amongst many Class 101 vehicles at Haymarket depot on the 12th June 1982. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 4th November 1983

Originally 55015 but by this time numbered TDB977177, however in this 4/11/83 view at Glasgow Queen St it seems to only carry the number '1'! Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: unknown

977177 at Ardlui in the 1980s. Norman Smart.

DMU

Date: unknown

Carrying a 'Scotty Dog' and the name 'SANDRA', sandite/route learner TDB977177 is seen at its home depot of Eastfield, circa 1984. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 25th May 1986

Class 131 977177 is seen at Eastfield on 25.05.1986. It was converted from 55015, and was used as a route learning car. Andy Cole.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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