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Vehicle 55030 / 977866


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:

55030 - original number
977866 - from Sep-93 (departmental stock)

Department Use as ADB977866

Sandite / Route Learner From 9/93 to ?. Carried set number 960013

Images:

DMU

Date: August 1971

Set number: L130

The very first railway photo I took, not good quality but included through pure nostalgia. 55030 is seen at Drayton Green in August 1971. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: L130

L130 - presumably W55030 - at Southall, date unknown. The destination blind shows Ealing Broadway, both the driver and tail lamp seen are at this end, so it may be changing platforms before departure. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: L130

55030 is seen passing under the Piccadilly Line on the GW Brentford branch. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: L130

Seen on the GW Brentford branch near Southall is 55030. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: L130

Heading off of the GW Brenfrord branch 55030 is seen arriving at Southall. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 1985

Set number: L130

Sometime in 1985 55030 is seen arriving at Bourne End from Marlow. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 15th April 1986

Set number: L130

55030 at Reading on 15th April 1986. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1992

Set number: 130

55030 after arriving at Greenford on the 13:57 from Ealing Broadway, 7/8/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 25th August 2003

Looking quite faded, sandite 977866 (ex-55030) at Aylesbury on 25th August 2003. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 31st October 2003

Set number: 960013

Stabled at the sidings at Aylesbury station on 31 October 2003 is sandite / route learner 977866. It also still carries it original number of 55030. S Gaskell.

DMU

Date: January 2007

Set number: 960013

977866 in the siding next to Aylesbury station January 2007. Fred Clark.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 2nd April 1977

Set number: L285

W56285 and W55030 at Slough on April 2nd, 1977. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 23rd April 2000

55030 is seen at the Colne Valley Railway on the 23rd April 2000. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: January 2007

Set number: 960014

977866 faces 977873 in the sidings at Aylesbury, January 2007. Fred Clark.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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