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Vehicle 79098 / 975426


Class 126

BR Diagram 552

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: White Circle
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30200
Diagram: 552

Allocations

20/08/56 New to Leith Central - on listings as 64A (St Margarets).
01/08/59Depot code change64H (Leith Central)
4w/e 05/06/71 Stored
19/10/72 Withdrawn from 64H (Leith Central)

Notes

16/06/56 - Sc79095/6/8/9 noted fully painted in DMU green with whiskers outside the Railcar shop at Swindon Works.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

79098 - original number
975426 - from Jul-76 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB975426

Mess coach From 7/76 to 1982.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


3 79098 79163 79481 79444 79157 79108 Noted 31st August 1957

Images:

DMU

Date: 6th September 1956

Swindon Inter-City vehicles Sc79098 and Sc79096 are seen at Craigentinny on the 6th September 1956, probably during driver training. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 1st December 1979

975426 (ex-79098) taken at Westhouses depot on December 1 1979. Howard Johnston.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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