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Vehicle 55028 / 977860


Class 121

BR Diagram 512

Builder: Pressed Steel
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30518
Diagram: 512

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

55028 - original number
977860 - from Sep-93 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977860

Sandite / Route Learner From 9/93 to 4/09. Carried set number 960012

Images:

DMU

Date: 26th July 1980

Set number: L128

Sitting in a bay at Southall is 55028 on the 26th July 1980. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 15th August 1981

Set number: L128

55028 at Bourne End on the 15th August 1981. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 24th February 1984

Set number: L128

W55028 at Oxford on the 11:45 Banbury - Didcot, 24th February 1984. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 12th April 1986

Set number: L128

55028 at Reading on a Reading - Paddington service, 12th April 1986. Paul Moxon.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1989

Set number: L128

55028 at Greenford, 16/8/89. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 13th April 1991

Set number: L128

55028 and 55031 awaits departure from Paddington on the 06:05 to Greenford, 13th April 1991. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1992

55028 working with 59678 + 51342 as part of L407 on the 12:52 Paddington - Slough, seen at Ealing Broadway on the 7th August 1992. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 2nd October 1992

Set number: 128

55028 working with 101 set L200 (54081 + 51215) on the 12:52 Paddington - Slough, seen arriving at West Drayton, 2/10/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 6th August 2000

Set number: 960012

Class 121 977860, set number 960 012, is seen stabled at Aylesbury on 06.08.2000. It was converted from 55028 to a sandite car. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 16th September 2001

977960 outside the C&W shed at Midland Railway Butterley on 16/9/01. Steve Hodgson. Steve Hodgson.

DMU

Date: 20th December 2001

977860 having emerging from the C&W shed at Midland Railway Butterley in the fading light after its conversion for Balfour Beatty Rail, 20/12/01. Stuart Mackay.

DMU

Date: 13th May 2005

Set number: 960012

The South West Train route learning vehicle 977860 (ex 55028) seen at Alresford on the Mid-Hants with 55003 on 13/5/05. Ian McDonald.

DMU

Date: 5th April 2006

Set number: 960012

977860 at Salisbury on the 5th April 2006. Steve White.

DMU

Date: 5th April 2006

Set number: 960012

977860 at Salisbury on the 5th April 2006. Steve White.

DMU

Date: 5th April 2006

Set number: 960012

977860 at Salisbury on the 5th April 2006. Steve White.

DMU

Date: 5th April 2006

Set number: 960012

977860 at Salisbury on the 5th April 2006. Steve White.

DMU

Date: 16th October 2006

Set number: 960012

977860 stabled at Salisbury on the 16th October 2006. Philip Wagstaff.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 26th July 1980

Set number: L129

55029 and 55028 are seen at Southall on the 26th July 1980. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 15th August 1981

Set number: L128

55028 at Marlow, 15th August 1981. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 22nd June 1985

Set number: L420

The BLS "The Cotswold Lion" railtour at Long Marston, formed 51358, 59510 51400 and bubble 55028. 22/6/85. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 13th April 1991

Set number: L131

55031 and 55028 wait to depart Paddington on the 06:36 to Greenford, sitting beside Class 117 set L421 on 13/4/91. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 13th April 1991

Set number: L131

55031 and 55028 at West Ealing with the 06:36 Paddington to Greenford, 13/4/91. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 28th October 1999

Set number: L128

966012, ex 55028, sits at Aylesbury Depot on the 28th October 1999. Ian Buck.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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