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Vehicle 51011


Class 126

BR Diagram 551

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: 30413
Diagram: 551

Allocations

11/04/59 New to 67C (Ayr)
unknown On loan to 64H (Leith Central) - Move not listed
Sep-60 Ex-loan back to 67C (Ayr)
May-73Depot code changeAY (Ayr)
p/e 08/09/73 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51051 59397 51011 Noted 05/03/60
51031 59411 51011 Noted 01/04/60
51043 59394 51011 Noted 15/04/60
51037 59394 51011 Noted 23/05/60
51051 59398 51011 Noted 12/07/60
51030 59403 51011 Noted 06/12/60
51030 59403 51011 Noted 10/12/60
51044 59403 51011 Noted 15/12/60
51041 59404 51011 Noted 17/03/61
51048 59404 51011 Noted 21/03/61
51034 59402 51011 Noted 06/04/61
51051 59395 51011 Noted 21/04/61
51030 59411 51011 Noted 23/05/61
51045 59404 51011 Noted 03/07/61
161 51040 59405 51011 Listed at 67C - Aug-70

51011 was involved in the following incident(s):


30/8/73 - Shields Jct (Glasgow), ScR

Collision involving Class 126 / EMU

Info from Bill Read

21:35 Wemyss Bay to Glasgow Central passed a signal at danger at Shields Junction at ran into the back of the 21:10 Ayr to Glasgow Central, formed Sc51017/Sc59398/Sc51023 & Sc51033/Sc59406/Sc51011. Serious damage, 5 fatalities and many injuries. The leading car of the Class 303 EMU, SC75857, impacted with the rear car of the DMU, SC51011, at 65 mph as the DMU was pulling away from a signal stop at about 15 mph. The EMU drove beneath the DMU, a fire broke out and both cars were consumed. Apart from some damage to the rear of SC59406, the other cars suffered only minor damage. The EMU had passed a red signal.


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