Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30419
01/05/59 - Following a steam derailment at Slough the following formations were noted on "all-stations" trains from Paddington to Reading: W55016/56295, W55017/56294/55014, W51135/51148/55018.
17th May 1979 - TDB975227 noted at Glasgow Central.
July / August 1984 - TDB 975227 was noted running on the Midland main line.
55017 - original number
975227 - from 18/06/72 (departmental stock)
Route Learner From 6/72 to 2/89.
W55017 at Looe on the 29th March 1967. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Bubble to bubble. Probably at Spring Road circa 1970, TY057 on the left is presumably 55017 which would become a route learner in 1972. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Route learner 975227 (the former 55017) seen at Southall. Date unknown, probably mid-1970s. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Class 122 975227 is seen on route-learning duties at Willesden, date unknown. Steve Davies Collection.
TDB 975227 is seen at Preston in mid-1974. John McIntyre.
975227 has taken passengers through the washer at Carlisle open day in 1976. Tim Stubbs.
Class 122 975227 is seen stabled at Saltley on 02.08.1982. This was converted from 55017 and was used as a route learning car. Andy Cole.
Class 122 975227 is seen passing Saltley while route learning on 09.08.1982. Andy Cole.
Class 122 975227 is seen stabling at Tyseley on 08.09.1982. Andy Cole.
Class 122 route learner TDB975227 in Carlisle station. Undated. Andrew McConnell.
TDB975227 and GUV, at Crewe during the re-modelling of the station, 19/4/85. Paul Moxon.
TDB975227 at Crewe, 16/5/85. Neil Cannon.
TDB975227 Class 122 is seen stabled at Tyseley on 07.12.1985. Andy Cole.
A route-learning Class 122 (probably TDB975227) on a driver training trip at Carlisle in 1979. John Law.