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Vehicle 59406


Class 126

BR Diagram 571

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: White Circle
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Lot Number: 30416
Diagram: 571

Allocations

25/07/59 New to 67C (Ayr)
May-73Depot code changeAY (Ayr)
circa Feb-82 Stored U. AY (Ayr)
01/03/82 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


154 51033 59406 51017 Listed at 67C - Aug-70
405 51035 59406 51026 Noted 24th February 1980
409 51039 59406 51029 Listed at AY - 01/02/81
126418 51048 59406 51013 Noted 16th July 1981

59406 was involved in the following incident(s):


30/8/73 - Shields Jct (Glasgow), ScR

Collision involving Class 126 / EMU

Info from Bill Read

21:35 Wemyss Bay to Glasgow Central passed a signal at danger at Shields Junction at ran into the back of the 21:10 Ayr to Glasgow Central, formed Sc51017/Sc59398/Sc51023 & Sc51033/Sc59406/Sc51011. Serious damage, 5 fatalities and many injuries. The leading car of the Class 303 EMU, SC75857, impacted with the rear car of the DMU, SC51011, at 65 mph as the DMU was pulling away from a signal stop at about 15 mph. The EMU drove beneath the DMU, a fire broke out and both cars were consumed. Apart from some damage to the rear of SC59406, the other cars suffered only minor damage. The EMU had passed a red signal.


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