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Vehicle 51055

Class 119

BR Diagram 540

Builder: GRC&W
Type: Cross Country
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30421
Diagram: 540



Date: 22nd April 1959

The 5.5pm Birmingham Snow Hill - Swansea High Street service is seen just past Acocks Green on April 22nd, 1959. It is formed of GRC&W (closest) and Swindon built Cross Country sets. Note the Swindon vehicles have far fewer roof vents than the GRC&W equivalent. Michael Mensing.


Date: August 1987

Set number: L573

In August 1987 class 119 set L573 seen at Redhill loco shed. Ian Buck.


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