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Vehicle 51031


Class 126

BR Diagram 608

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: 30414
Diagram: 608

Allocations

08/05/59 New to 67C (Ayr)
May-73Depot code changeAY (Ayr)
p/e 09/06/79 Stored U. AY (Ayr)
p/e 04/08/79 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51031 59401 51018 Noted Mar-60 - on Stranraer service
51033 59402 51031 Noted 10/03/60
51031 59411 51011 Noted 01/04/60
51031 59411 51012 Noted 16/04/60
51031 59411 51009 Noted 09/05/60
51031 59411 51022 Noted 09/07/60
51031 59410 51018 Noted 08/12/60
51031 59410 51023 Noted 27/12/60
51031 59391 51023 Noted 05/01/61
51031 59395 51009 Noted 01/02/61
51031 59402 51015 Noted 14/02/61
51031 59411 51016 Noted 08/03/61
51031 59403 51010 Noted 11/03/61
51031 59397 51008 Noted 05/04/61
51031 59392 51026 Noted 21/04/61
51031 59402 51012 Noted 01/07/61
152 51031 59392 51009 Listed at 67C - Aug-70
51031 59412 51014 Noted 13th March 1979

51031 was involved in the following incident(s):


16/4/79 - Paisley Gilmour Street, ScR

Collision involving Class 126 / EMU

Info from Bill Read

The 18:58 Ayr to Glasgow Central additional train formed Sc51031/Sc59412/Sc51014 & Sc51044/Sc59398/Sc51017 passed a signal at danger at Paisley Gilmour Street. Guard gave right away while signal at danger and the driver did not check. Train was in head on collision with the 19:40 Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay as it crossed the junction east of the station. Serious damage, 7 fatalities and many injuries. Both SC51031 and EMU SC75840 were extensively damaged. SC51031 rode up over the roof of the EMU and was cut up on site. The remaining DMU vehicles were all repairable.


Images:

DMU

Date: 30th May 1959

Ayrshire Swindon Inter-City vehicles stored at Lugton on the 30th May 1959 awaiting entry to service later in the year. WAC Smith.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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