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Vehicle 52089


Class 123

BR Diagram 566

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: Albion 230hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30703
Diagram: 566

Allocations

Mar-63 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
Apr-68 Transferred to 81D (Reading)
May-73Depot code changeRG (Reading)
28/02/76 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 18/12/76 Stored CF (Cardiff Canton)
2w/e 09/04/78 Transferred to BG (Su)
w/e 08/10/78 Reinstated BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
19/08/84 Withdrawn from BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


52089 59821 59238 52099 As delivered to CDF - March 1963
RDG509 52089 59827 52104 Listed at 81D - circa Aug-70
C709 52089 59827 52104 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977

Modifications

4w/e 30/12/72 - Dual AWS fitted
Jun-75 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: 8th June 1979

A Class 123 set departs from Huddersfield on June 8, 1979, with DMBS 52089 on the rear. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 19th August 1982

E52089, E59826, E59773 and E52103 in the old Green Eyre platform at Lancaster Castle on the 19th August 1982. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 9th March 1983

DMBSL E52089 heads a class 123/124 'hybrid' DMU with a service for Sheffield and Manchester at Brocklesby Junction, North Lincolnshire - 09/03/1983. © 2014 - 53A Models of Hull Collection. Scanned from the original 35mm monochrome negative; photographed by John Turner. 53A Models of Hull Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 19th August 1982

E52103, E59773, E59826 and E52089 are seen in the old Green Eyre platform at Lancaster Castle on the 19th August 1982. Robert Frise.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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