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Vehicle 51327


Class 118

BR Diagram 535

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: 30545
Diagram: 535

Images:

DMU

Date: 25th November 1978

Set number: P480

P480 - 51327 / 51312 - in Bere Alston on a rainy 25/11/78. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 25th November 1978

Set number: P480

P480 - 51327 / 51312 - in Bere Alston on a rainy 25/11/78. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: August 1980

Set number: P480

Class 118 set P480 arriving into Gunnislake station in April 1980. W51327 presumably is closest, the DMBS is W51312. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 2nd August 1981

Set number: P480

51327 leads 51312 as set P480 into Looe on 2/8/81. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1986

Set number: C480

A lot of passengers wait for two-car Class 118 C580 as it approaches Tondu on September 13, 1986. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1986

Set number: C480

Class 118 set C480 runs into Tondu station on September 13, 1986. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1986

Set number: C480

Class 118 set C480 in Tondu station on September 13, 1986. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1986

Set number: C480

Two-car GRC&W Class 118 set C480 at Tondu on September 13, 1986. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1986

Set number: C480

Looking through the windows of C480 shows a well packed Class 118 at Tondu on September 13, 1986. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1986

Set number: C480

Class 118 C480 prepares for departure from Tondu on September 13th, 1986. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1986

Set number: C480

C480 makes its departure from Tondu station on September 13, 1986. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1986

Set number: C480

Class 118 set C480 passes Tondu Junction on September 13, 1986. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 13th September 1986

Set number: C480

Class 118 set C480 heads away from Tondu Junction on September 13th, 1986. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 1987

Set number: C480

Class 118 set C480 at Cardiff Central in 1987. 51327 is presumably closest - note that it carries two BR logos. John Law.

DMU

Date: 6th September 1988

Set number: 480

Class 118 set 480 (W51327 closest, presumably with 59479 + 51312) with the 12:40 Cardiff - Hereford service awaiting departure from Cardiff Central on September 6, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 9th June 1989

Set number: C480

51327 at the front of set C480 with the 13:38 to Penarth seen at Llandaff on 9/6/89. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 25th August 1989

Set number: C480

C480 51327/51312 being ably assisted by a Canton 101 Power Twin at Treforrest 25/8/89. Mac Winfield.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd November 1979

Set number: P480

Class 118 set P480 (presumably 51312 + 51327) arrives into Plymouth station on November 3, 1979. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: August 1980

Set number: P480

Class 118 DMU set P480 with W51312 nearest the camera (presumably with 51327) at Gunnislake, Cornwall, terminus of the branch from Devonport. Gerard Fletcher.

DMU

Date: 9th April 1981

Set number: P480

Set P480 at St Ives on the 9th April 1981. It consists of 51312 and 51327. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 3rd August 1981

Set number: P480

P480 is seen at Gunnislake, formed of 51312 / 51327. 3/8/81. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: 4th December 1982

Set number: P480

Power-twin class 118 set P480, DMBS W51312 & DMS W51327, on St.Ives branch duty at the bay platform at St.Erth on a miserable Saturday 4th December 1982 Iain Reid.

DMU

Date: 4th December 1982

Set number: P480

Power-twin class 118 set P480 (DMBS W51312 + DMS W51327) at St.Ives having just arrived from St.Erth. Needless to say the beaches were deserted on this miserable Saturday 4th December 1982 Iain Reid.

DMU

Date: 31st May 1983

Set number: P480

The end of the line at Gunnislake in Cornwall on what was former Southern Region territory, as a 2-Car Class 117 formed of cars W51312 & W51327 stands in the platform having worked the 14 miles from Plymouth on May 31st 1983. The station seen here at Gunnislake was relocated in 1994 to eliminate the bridge over the A390. The old station site is now covered with a housing development. Martyn Hilbert.

DMU

Date: 11th April 1987

Set number: C465

C465 (51307 + 59477 + 51322) and C480 (51327 + 59470 + 51312) at Nantgarw Colliery with 'The Tower Toad' railtour on the 11th April 1987. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 19th August 1987

Set number: C480

Class 118 set C480 (presumably 51312 + 51327) at Radyr on August 19, 1987. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 10th December 1988

Set number: 480

Class 118 set 480 has a Class 108 trailer in the consist at Cardiff Central on 10/12/88 - 51312 / 59383 / 51327. Mac Winfield.

DMU

Date: 29th August 1989

Set number: C480

C480 (51312/51327) was returned to CF after a short spell a HT minus it’s Valley Train adornments, they were put back on (one end only) later by Canton staff. Cardiff Queen Street, 29/8/89. Mac Winfield.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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