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Vehicle 79901


Derby Lightweight

BR Diagram 515

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Yellow Diamond
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30387
Diagram: 515

Allocations

11/08/56 New to 1E (Bletchley)
4w/e 02/01/65 Transferred to 1C (Watford)
3w/e 31/01/65 Transferred to 1E (Bletchley)
31/12/66 Withdrawn from 1E (Bletchley)

Notes

18/08/1956 - M79901 was noted working the Banbury line services.

Images:

DMU

Date: 1960

Derby Lightweight "Double-Ender" 79901, thought to be at Buckingham. The photographer notes "it must be returning to Verney Junction and if it is only shuttling over that short length of the Banbury branch the rest must have already had its passenger service withdrawn." Taken in 1960. Adrian Vaughan.

DMU

Date: 1960

Derby Lightweight "Double-Ender" 79901, thought to be at Buckingham. The photographer notes "it must be returning to Verney Junction and if it is only shuttling over that short length of the Banbury branch the rest must have already had its passenger service withdrawn." Taken in 1960. Adrian Vaughan.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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