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Vehicle 51663


Class 115

BR Diagram 598

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Albion 230hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30530
Diagram: 598

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The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th December 1961

An Albion powered Derby Quad set waits in Birmingham New Street ready to form the 4.23pm to Derby. M51665 is closest, M51663 is on the far end. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 24th May 1980

At Liverpool on the 24th May 1980 the Rainhill shuttle is formed of 51678 (closest) + 59744 + 59757 + 51663 + 51674 + 59758 + 59739 + 51898 - vehicles on loan from Marylebone. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 17th September 1988

Until the Class 165 dmus came along in 1990 services out of Marylebone to Aylesbury and Banbury were dominated by the Class 115 dmus allocated to Marylebone. This photo shows a unit (made up of 51663 + 59660 + 59752 + 51886) leaving Banbury, and passing the now-demolished Banbury South signalbox, on the 09.42 to Marylebone on 17 September 1988. Lewis Bevan.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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