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Class 121 Pressed Steel Single / 2-car DMUs


Numbering

The original TOPS classification for the DTS vehicles was Class 149.

    Type Seats Lot No. Diagram No. Weight
55020 - 55035   DMBS 65 2nd 30518 512 37t 8cwt
56280 - 56289   DTS 93 2nd 30519 513 29t 7cwt
      89 2nd (gangwayed)   513A (gangwayed)  

Only the DTS vehicles were gangwayed, they couldn't use the gangway working with a bubble car but could be used with other classes.

The DTS vehicles were renumbered to 54280-9 circa 1983.

Names

Three vehicles were named while in the care of Silverlink, the names previously were carried on withdrawn Class 117 vehicles:
55027 - Bletchley TMD
55029 - Marston Vale
55031 - Leslie Crabbe

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