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Vehicle 51059


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

Notes

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.

Images:

DMU

Date: 7th July 1981

Set number: C591

GRC&W Cross-Country set C591 at Milford Haven on 7/7/81, led by 51059. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 14th June 1985

Set number: B591

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.

DMU

Date: 23rd September 1987

Set number: C591

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.

DMU

Date: 19th June 1988

Set number: C591

Class 119 DMBC 51059 at TE, 19th June 1988. Jerry Glover.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1979

Set number: C591

Class 119 set C591 (presumably 51102 + 59433 + 51059) at Milford Haven in 1979. John Law.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: B591

On an unknown date class 119 set B591 (51102, 59433, 51059) at Newport. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 6th August 1987

Set number: C591

C591 (W51102 + W59382 + W51059) - a 119/108/119 hybrid - seen in Cardiff Central station on the 6th August 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 6th August 1987

Set number: C591

C591 (W51102 + W59382 + W51059) arrives into Cardiff Central on the 6th August 1987 with the 15:56 ex-Bristol Temple Meads. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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