Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Coupling Code: White Circle
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30196
|18/12/56||New to||Leith Central||- on loan from WR. On listings as 64A (St Margarets).|
|Apr-57||Ex-loan back to||82C (Swindon)|
|18/06/59||On loan to||Leith Central|
|01/08/59||Depot code change||64H (Leith Central)|
|31/12/61||Transferred to||64H (Leith Central)||- Previously on loan to ScR now permanently transferred|
|Nov-71||Transferred to||67C (Ayr)|
|May-73||Depot code change||AY (Ayr)|
|circa Jan-81||Stored U.|
|circa Jul-81||Withdrawn from||W|
18th November 1956 - W79088 seen new at Swindon Works stock shed.
24th October 1980 - Seen in ex-works condition and with cab end gangway plated over.
|79087||79472||79088||Noted May 1957 - WR crew training|
|173||79088||79479||51014||Listed at 67C - Aug-70|
|79088||79157||79481||79164||79086||Listed at 64H - 10/06/71|
|79088||79470||79168||26th July 1977|
|79088||79470||79168||Noted 5th August 1977|
|51035||59409||79088||59410||51024||Noted 24th October 1980|
|422||79088||79470||Listed at AY - 01/02/81|
BR green liveried Swindon (introduced 1957) "Intercity" DMBS (Intermediate) SC79088 leading what is probably a Waverley to Glasgow Queen Street service pictured at Edinburgh - c.1970. Later versions of these units constructed to work services from Glasgow to Ayrshire were to be designated TOPS Class 126, but the earlier 79xxx units were never so classified as they were scheduled for early withdrawal. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
Sc79088 in the leading vehicle of this long Swindon Inter-City formation arriving into Glasgow Central on May 18th, 1978. Rex Holt.
Sc79088 was one of the Swindon Inter-City vehicles built for the Edinburgh - Glasgow line that was transferred to join the 5xxxx Inter-City vehicles at Ayr depot. Seen in Glasgow Central on an unknown date. Andrew McConnell.
The front end of Swindon-built 'intermediate' power car Sc79088 at Glasgow Central. Undated. Andrew McConnell.
Class 126 vehicles SC79168 SC79470 SC79088 are the rear three cars in this six-car formation seen departing from Glasgow Central station on 05/08/1977. They is one of the early batch dating from 1956. Graeme Phillips Collection.