Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Yellow Diamond
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30192
|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-64||Depot code change||52J (South Gosforth)|
Whitsuntide 1956 - The 1956 Whitsuntide holiday traffic to Knaresborough saw Newcastle sets 79152/328/510 and 79153/329/511 sent to augment the Bradford diesels, which were all running as 4-car sets.
August 1956 - Six special DMU diagrams were in operation for the August '56 Bank holiday providing a half-hourly service between Bradford and Knaresborough. Four diagrams were the eight Bradford sets running as 4-cars, the other two were being Newcastle sets 79153/79328/79511 and 79154/79325/79510. On the 7th August one diagram was dropped.
|79152||79327||79402||79510||As delivered to South Gosforth - September 1955|
|79152||79328||79510||Noted Whitsuntide 1956 - working from Bradford|
|79154||79325||79510||Noted August 1956 - working Bradford - Knaresborough, August Bank Holiday|
|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|
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.