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Vehicle 51310

Class 118

BR Diagram 534

Builder: BRC&W
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30543
Diagram: 534



Date: 6th August 1979

Set number: B468

Cardiff Central on my day trip of Monday 6th August 1979. On the right is Class 116 BR Derby Suburban set C333, W51148 + W59445 + W51135 which had arrived on the 09.17 Penarth - Cardiff and was about to leave as the 09.45 to Merthyr. On the left, still in all over blue is Class 118 BRCW set B468 W51310 + W59471 + W51325 which had come in on the 08.25 from Gloucester. It was attached to Met Cam Class 101 set B801 (W51446 + W 59547 + W51517) after this shot was taken and then worked the 09.55 to Weston-Super-Mare. Gerard Fletcher.


Date: April 1989

Set number: C468

C468 at Penarth in April 1989, with 51310 closest. Mark Fletcher.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 6th August 1979

Set number: B801

This is W51517 leading Met Cam set B801 (W59547 & W51446) at Cardiff on 6/8/79. It would be attached to Class 118 BRCW set B468 W51310 + W59471 + W51325 and work the 09.55 to Weston-Super- Mare. Gerard Fletcher.


Date: 6th July 1980

Set number: B468

A class 118 dmu (B468, presumably 51325 59471 51310) on a Hereford to Birmingham New St service exits Rainbow Hill tunnel shortly after leaving Worcester Foregate Street. The semaphore signals remain continuing to serve the junction for the two Worcester stations and servicing point. 6/7/80. Stephen Burdett.


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