Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square / Red Triangle
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Rolls Royce 238hp
Lot Number: 30521
51611 - original number
55972 - from May-85 (parcels conversion)
Class 127 parcels set 912 - 55972 + 55982 - preparing to depart from Manchester Victoria at 16:05 on 8/10/88. Paul Moxon.
51634 with set 59639 + 59611 + 51611 waiting at Gospel Oak on 5/07/83 with the 18:15 service for Barking. Shayne Lewis.
When the Class 127 DMUs finally bowed out of the St. Pancras - Bedford services, 22 power cars were resurrected from store at Carlisle Upperby (one of them, the pioneer 51951, was re-claimed from the NRM) and converted for parcels use. They were formed into 11 two car sets and allocated to Longsight in Manchester. Here set 918 with 55978 at the rear of 55968 is being led by set 912 (55972 & 55982) at Stafford, 20/Aug/1988. Robert Chilton.