Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30421
27/08/82 - L591 (51059 + 59433 + 51102) was an unusual site at Twickenham. The the unit spent the whole day parked in the bay platform after failing due to a hot box the night before while on a Redhill to Reading via Clapham Junction mail train.
GRC&W Cross-Country set C591 at Milford Haven on 7/7/81, led by 51059. Chris Lings.
At Yeovil Pen Mill on 14/6/85 DMU set B591 and another form a Weymouth-Bristol service. 33044 is on a Cardiff - Weymouth service. The signal shown controls the lines to Maiden Newton and Yeovil Junction with the aid of a route indicator. Stephen Burdett.
Left: Class 101 DMBS E53250; Right: Class 119 DMBC 51059, seen at Newcastle on 23/09/1987. Class 143 Pacer problems in the north-east saw an influx of first generation DMUs to Heaton (HT) depot in the weeks leading up to the October 1987 timetable change (05/10/1987), including vehicles of Classes 116, 118 and 119 – none of which had previously operated anywhere near the north-east – as well as some rather tatty Class 101s from diverse regions. These unusual types were eliminated from the area by Spring 1988 when loco-haulage restarted. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 119 DMBC 51059 at TE, 19th June 1988. Jerry Glover.
Class 119 set C591 (presumably 51102 + 59433 + 51059) at Milford Haven in 1979. John Law.
On an unknown date class 119 set B591 (51102, 59433, 51059) at Newport. Ian Buck.
C591 (W51102 + W59382 + W51059) - a 119/108/119 hybrid - seen in Cardiff Central station on the 6th August 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
C591 (W51102 + W59382 + W51059) arrives into Cardiff Central on the 6th August 1987 with the 15:56 ex-Bristol Temple Meads. Hamish Stevenson.