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Vehicle 55034 / 977828


Class 121

BR Diagram 512

Builder: Pressed Steel
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30518
Diagram: 512

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

55034 - original number
977828 - from Oct-92 (departmental stock)

Department Use as DB977828

Sandite From 10/92 to 6/96. Carried set number T004

Images:

DMU

Date: April 1975

Set number: B134

55034 leaning around a curve on the Bridport branch, working the 10:35 ex-Maiden Newton in April 1975. Robert Frise Collection.

DMU

Date: 4th April 1975

Set number: B134

55034 at Bridport on the 4th April 1975. Neil Cannon.

DMU

Date: 28th July 1976

Set number: B134

Taken with my first camera 55034 is seen at Severn Beach on the 28th July 1976. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 6th November 1978

Set number: L134

55034 on the Windsor shuttle at Slough on the 6th November 1978. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 2nd January 1980

Set number: L134

55034 and 56284 at Iver on the 2nd January 1980. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 18th April 1984

Set number: L134

55034 takes the place of a 117 power car in this nine-car formation arriving into Southall on April 18, 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 22nd April 1984

55034 at Southall R.C. on the 22nd April 1984. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 4th October 1987

Set number: TS034

M55034 seen at Tyseley during an open day on the 4th October 1987. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 24th January 1988

Set number: T134

Class 121 55034, set number T134 is seen stabled at Tyseley on 24.01.1988. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: T014

55034 as at the head of a triple bubble formation, the cab of 55033 is adjacent. At Blythe Bridge on a Crewe - Derby working, undated. Simon Barnes.

DMU

Date: 29th August 1989

Set number: T134

Class 121 55034, set number T134, is seen departing Nuneaton for Stafford on 29.08.1989. Today these services are provided by a 4 car Class 350 working from Crewe to Euston. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 29th August 1989

Set number: T134

Class 121 55034, set number T134, is seen approaching Nuneaton with a service from Stafford on 29.08.1989. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 7th June 1991

Set number: T014

55034 at Stourbridge Junction having arrived with the 12:05 from Stourbridge Town, 7/6/91. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 13th June 1992

Set number: T014

55034 working with T038 at Hereford, providing extra capacity on the 15:30 ex-Birmingham New St., 13/6/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: February 1995

Set number: T034

West Midlands bubble 55034 stabled out of service at Tyseley Depot in February 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 19th April 2016

Set number: 121034

55034 in Aylesbury station after arriving with the 17.00 Princes Risborough to Aylesbury service on April 19, 2016. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: 19th April 2016

Set number: 034

Class 121 bubble 55034 arrives into Princes Risborough empty stock from Aylesbury on April 19, 2016, in readiness for 2 return trips from Princes Risborough, the first departing at 17.00. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: 1st May 2017

Set number: 121034

Class 121 "Bubble Car" 121 034 at the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Quainton Road, on a shuttle service from Aylesbury - 1 May 2017. Lewis Bevan.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 2nd January 1980

Set number: L284

56284 and 55034 at Iver on the 2nd January 1980. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 25th September 1982

Set number: L286

Class 121 driver trailer 56286 is working with bubble car 55034 when seen in Didcot station on the 25th September 1982. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 26th October 1987

Set number: TS233

Recently transferred from Lincoln to Tyseley, set T233 (54024 + 53039) is seen at Llandrinod Wells with 55034 on the rear. They are working the 10:42 Shrewsbury - Llandovery service on October 26th, 1987. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: unknown

55033 is seen at Blythe Bridge on a Crewe - Derby work, date unknown. The blue vehicle is probably 975540, unseen is 55034. Simon Barnes.

DMU

Date: unknown

A triple bubble formation seen at Blythe Bridge on a Crewe - Derby working. Identifiable cars are 55033 (Midline) and T014 / 55034 (blue grey). Undated. Simon Barnes.

DMU

Date: unknown

A triple bubble formation, seen at Blythe Bridge on a Crewe - Derby working. Identifiable cars are 55033 (Midline) and T014 / 55034 (blue grey), the rail blue vehicle is probably 975540. Undated. Simon Barnes.

DMU

Date: unknown

A triple bubble formation, seen at Blythe Bridge on a Crewe - Derby working. Identifiable cars are 55033 (midline) and T014 / 55034 (blue grey). Undated. Simon Barnes.

DMU

Date: 6th August 1992

Set number: 012

55032 with 55034 at Coventry with the 17:12 to Stoke, a rare working apparently, 6/8/92. Gazza Prescott.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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