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Vehicle 55013 / 975998

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

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

55013 - original number
975998 - from 5w/e 31/01/81 (departmental stock) - Based at YK

Department Use as TDB975998

Route Learner From 12/80 to 1982.



Date: unknown

Three GRC&W Bubble Cars in Kilmarnock station, circa 1968/9. The nearest 55013 is still in green, the middle vehicle 55000 is in the early blue livery with small yellow panel, the furthest 55011 is in blue with full yellow ends. Stuart Rankin.


Date: 4th September 1971

Diesel Parcels car SC55013 being unloaded at Perth Station - 4/9/71. David Christie.


Date: 31st March 1979

Parcel vehicle Sc55013 on Haymarket depot on 31/03/79. John Carter.


Date: 6th February 1981

SC55013 at York on the 6th February 1981. It is fitted with Leyland engines. 53A Models of Hull Collection.


Date: 16th May 1981

Class 131 parcels conversion SC55013 at York depot on 16/5/81. Chris Lings.


Date: 5th December 1981

Class 131 parcels conversion SC55013 is seen at York. Malcolm Clements.


Date: 5th December 1981

Class 131 parcels conversion SC55013 seen at York on 5/12/81. Malcolm Clements.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: circa 1969

Three Class 122 bubbles in three liveries in the bay platforms at Kilmarnock, circa 1969. At the time they were used on services to Ayr. 55011 is closest, the green unit on the left is 55013, behind is 55000 carrying blue livery with a small yellow panel. Stuart Rankin.


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