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Vehicle 55009

Class 122

BR Diagram 539

Builder: GRC&W
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30419
Diagram: 539



Date: 30th May 1978

Bubble car 55009 is seen at Warrington Bank Quay on May 30th, 1978. Fitted with oval buffers, it was allocated to Tyseley at this time. Rex Holt.


Date: 31st January 1981

Set number: TS053

A Leamington Spa to Stratford upon Avon service leaves Wilmcote worked by a class 122 single car on 31/1/81. It's set TS053, presumably 55009. Stephen Burdett.


Date: 29th August 1983

Class 122 55009 at Stourbridge Junction on 29 August 1983. Jerry Glover.


Date: 21st June 1986

Class 122 55009 is seen stabled at Tyseley carriage sidings on 21.06.1986. Andy Cole.


Date: 16th September 1987

55009 is seen at Vic Berry's on 16/9/87, where it was asbestos stripped before returning to traffic. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 9th June 1989

M55009 stabled at Laira on the 9th June 1989. Hamish Stevenson.


Date: 27th January 1995

Stored out of use 55009 is in the snowy sidings at Blackpool North on 27th January 1995. Ian Buck.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 16th September 1987

Class 116 DMS 53126 off it's bogies, at Vic Berrys on 16/9/87. Class 122 55009 is behind. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 16th September 1987

116 DMS 53126 at Vic Berrys on 16/9/87, with 55009 behind. Malcolm Clements.


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