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Vehicle 59412

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


17/10/59 New to 67C (Ayr)
May-73Depot code changeAY (Ayr)
17/05/82 Stored S. AY (Ayr)
24/05/82 Stored U. AY (Ayr)
11/08/82 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

159 51038 59412 51008 Listed at 67C - Aug-70
51031 59412 51014 Noted 13th March 1979
406 51036 59412 51019 Listed at AY - 01/02/81

59412 was involved in the following incident(s):

16/4/79 - Paisley Gilmour Street, ScR

Collision involving Class 126 / EMU

Info from Bill Read

The 18:58 Ayr to Glasgow Central additional train formed Sc51031/Sc59412/Sc51014 & Sc51044/Sc59398/Sc51017 passed a signal at danger at Paisley Gilmour Street. Guard gave right away while signal at danger and the driver did not check. Train was in head on collision with the 19:40 Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay as it crossed the junction east of the station. Serious damage, 7 fatalities and many injuries. Both SC51031 and EMU SC75840 were extensively damaged. SC51031 rode up over the roof of the EMU and was cut up on site. The remaining DMU vehicles were all repairable.

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