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Vehicle 51960

Class 124

BR Diagram 577

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Trans Pennine
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: Albion 230hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30603
Diagram: 577


27/09/60 New to 55H (Neville Hill)
4w/e 25/03/67 Transferred to 50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
May-73Depot code changeBG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
19/08/84 Withdrawn from BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

51959 51976 59769 59778 51977 51960 As delivered to 55H - 27th September 1960



Date: 10th July 1978

A Trans-Pennine set with E51960 at the front in Selby station on July 10, 1978. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 30th July 1983

A trans-Pennine set with E51960 leading waits under the covered footbridge at Goole on 30th July 1983. Syd Young.


Date: 28th April 1984

Class 124 51960 leads a Hull - Manchester service through Chinley on the 28th April 1984. Originally operated as 6 car sets, this was the final formation with a 124 at one end and a 123 at the other. Mike Dean.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 18th August 1982

Morecambe Promenade, 18th August 1982. The train of 51964, 59834, 59770 and 51960 had just worked in from Lancaster. Robert Frise.


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