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Vehicle 56171 / 975006


Class 109

BR Diagram 607

Builder: Wickham
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30289
Diagram: 607

Allocations

29/10/57 New to 30A (Stratford)
Nov-58 Transferred to 31A (Cambridge)
2w/e 13/08/66 Transferred to 30A (Stratford)
4w/e 07/10/67 To departmental stock
Dec-70 Listed at 36A (Doncaster)
Oct-81 Withdrawn

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56171 - original number
975006 - from Oct-67 (departmental stock)

Department Use as TDB975006

ER General Manager's Saloon From 10/67 to 10/81.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50416 56171 As delivered to 30A - 29th October 1957
50416 56171 Noted 11th December 1957
50416 56171 Noted 9th March 1958
50415 56171 Noted 22nd March 1958
50416 56171 Noted 13th August 1959

Images:

DMU

Date: unknown

The Eastern Region General Manager's Saloon DB975006 / DB975005 is seen at the Rolling Mills, Darlington in the 1970s. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 30th July 1973

975006 / 975005 at Norwich, 20/7/73. David Mant.

DMU

Date: unknown

975006 is seen in platform 14 of York station. Undated. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 1977

The Wickham saloon 975006 / 975005 seen in York TMD in 1977. John Law.

DMU

Date: 12th October 1980

975006 seen at Stourton C&W, after the vehicle was taken out of use, 12/10/80. To the left is Class 104 E50549. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 12th October 1980

At Stourton C&W, after the vehicle was taken out of use, 12/10/80. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 12th October 1980

975006's works plate has many layers of paint! Taken at Stourton C&W, after the vehicle was taken out of use, 12/10/80. Malcolm Clements.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: circa 1970

The ER General Managers saloon 975005 / 975006 seen in the excursion platform at Doncaster St James Bridge circa 1970. John Law.

DMU

Date: unknown

The Wickham ER General Managers saloon 975005 / 975006 heads out of Bingley past 5690. Date unknown. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: unknown

The ER General Managers saloon 975005 / 975006 is seen at Kennett with Aldeburgh on the blinds, as a three car set headed by a Class 104 passes on the centre road. Date unknown. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 12th October 1980

50549 seen at Stourton C&W on 12/10/80, in the company of the Wickham GM saloon 975006. Malcolm Clements.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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