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Vehicle 79400


Derby Lightweight

BR Diagram 517

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Yellow Diamond
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30195
Diagram: 517

Allocations

Sep-55 New to South Gosforth
4w/e 26/12/59 On loan to WR
4w/e 19/03/60 Ex-loan back to South Gosforth
Feb-64Depot code change52J (South Gosforth)
3w/e 13/08/66 On loan to 64H (Leith Central) - NER list as 4w/e 13/08/66, ScR list as 4w/e 06/08/66
12/06/67 Withdrawn from 64H (Leith Central) - ScR date, NER list as 4w/e 15/07/67

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


79150 79325 79400 79508 As delivered to South Gosforth - September 1955
79153 79326 79400 79510 Noted 15th September 1956 - working 'The Pennine Diesel' AKA 'Little North Western' railtour
79510 79325 79400 79512 Transfer to South Gosforth - 4w/e 19/03/60

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 15th September 1956

A 4-car Derby Lightweight set formed E79510 + E79326 + E79400 + E79153. Taken on the 15th September 1956 at Tebay, this was a joint RCTS / BR tour 'The Little North Western' railtour. Stuart Mackay Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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