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Vehicle 79047 / 975018


Met-Camm Lightweight

BR Diagram 591

Builder: Met-Camm
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Yellow Diamond
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30190
Diagram: 591

Allocations

05/01/56 New to 32A (Norwich)
4w/e 25/01/58 Transferred to 30A (Stratford)
4w/e 23/01/60 Transferred to 32A (Norwich)
08/09/68 Withdrawn from 32A (Norwich)

Notes

05/01/56 - Two new sets - 79047/79263 and 79048/79624 - were noted passing through Coventry en-route from Metro-Cammell to Norwich via Peterborough E.R.

circa May-81 - DB975018/975019 were cut up at Snailwell.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

79047 - original number
975018 - from May-69 (departmental stock)

Department Use as RDB975018

Lab 21 Plasma Torch Research From 5/69 to 1981.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


79047 79263 As delivered to 32A - 5th January 1956
79047 79263 Noted 5th January 1956 - En route from Metro-Cammell to Norwich
79047 79263 Noted August 1956
79047 79272 Noted 18th January 1958
79047 79263 Transfer to 30A - 4w/e 25/01/58
79047 79263 Transfer to 32A - 4w/e 23/01/60

Images:

DMU

Date: 1979

Met-Camm "Lightweight" DB975018 (ex-79047) is seen at Derby Tech Centre in 1979. Malcolm Clements.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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