Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30559
|28/11/59||New to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|2w/e 09/04/60||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|Jul-60||On loan to||60A (Inverness)|
|3w/e 17/12/60||Ex-loan back to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|5w/e 04/02/67||Transferred to||60A (Inverness)|
|2w/e 22/03/80||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|11/05/86||Stored S.||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|2w/e 14/05/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|28/09/86||Transferred to||HA (Haymarket)|
|Mar-87||Withdrawn from||HA (Haymarket)||- also noted as 10/09/87|
17th July 1986 - Seen with headlamp on cab front
|51782||59683||51794||Transfer to 60A - Jul-60 - on loan|
|51782||59683||51794||Transfer to 61A - 3w/e 17/12/60 - ex-loan|
|304||51782||59681||51790||Listed at IS - mid-May-78 - in works|
|C511||51782||59681||51790||Transfer to CF - 2w/e 22/03/80 - by May running as C617|
|C616||51782||59681||51790||Listed at CF - 15/12/1982|
|C616||51782||59681||51790||Listed at CF - circa Jan-86|
|51782||59681||51790||Transfer to AY - 2w/e 14/05/86|
|C616||51782||59681||51790||Noted 20th May 1986|
|616||51782||59681||51790||Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986|
|616||51782||59682||51790||Formation change - circa Jul-86 - 59682 (ex-615) replaced 59681|
|C616||51782||59681||53652||Noted 17th July 1986|
|51782||59681||53652||Noted 29th July 1986|
|616||51782||59681||53652||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
circa May-81 - Headlamp fitted
Sc51782 (other power car is 51794) waits to depart Oban at 6.50pm with a return excursion to Glasgow via Callander on 17/05/60. The outward journey was via Arrochar, a portion had been detached at Crainlarich for Fort William, the passengers would travel by steamers between the two locations to do a circular tour. Michael Mensing.
Set 304 (presumably 51782 + 59681 + 51790) in the snow at Inverness in 1979. John Law.
Tablet catcher on a class 120 unit at Inverness in February 1979. Ian Buck.
Swindon Cross-Country set C616 is working with a high-density set when seen at Newport in mid-1982, with W51782 leading. Michael Mensing.
C616 is seen at Stroud on 12/06/82. Shayne Lewis.
51782 in Ayr depot, still carrying it's Cardiff set number C616 and central headlamp. Bill Hamilton.
51782 on Ayr shed, shortly after transfer from the WR. Undated, but the transfer date from CF to AY was 2w/e 14/5/86. Bill Hamilton.
51782 in Haymarket depot on the 8th February 1987. It has had the brackets for carrying sideboards removed, but retains the brackets for carrying coach letters. Hamish Stevenson.
A Swindon Cross-Country set (power cars are 51794 and 51782) approaches Taynuilt with an Oban bound excursion on 17/05/60. A portion had been detached at Crainlarich for Fort William, the passengers would travel by steamers between the two locations to do a circular tour. Michael Mensing.
In a snowy Inverness stands class 120 set 304 (51790, presumably with 59681 + 51782) and used on the Aberdeen service in February 1979. The closest vehicle, 51790, has a 'stretcher' window. Ian Buck.