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Vehicle 51635 / 55970

Class 127

BR Diagram 588

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square / Red Triangle
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: Rolls Royce 238hp
Transmission: Hydraulic
Lot Number: 30521
Diagram: 588


24th September 1989 - Seen withdrawn at Crewe Basford Hall Yard

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

51635 - original number
55970 - from May-85 (parcels conversion)



Date: 15th September 1979

Derby works built Rolls Royce, hydraulic DMU (leading car M51635) enters Harpenden on the 15th September 1979 as it had done for many years, but as can be seen the wind of change is arriving with the first of the overhead masts being in place. 54A South Dock.


Date: 22nd January 1983

DMBS M51635 leads a pair of class 127 4-car units at St.Pancras waiting to work another service to Bedford. Saturday 22nd January 1983 Iain Reid.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 22nd September 1986

Set number: 910

Converted parcels DMU 55970/55980 at Bletchley on 22 September 1986. Lewis Bevan.


Date: 8th April 1989

Set number: 910

Class 127 55980, set number 910, is seen stabled at Tyseley along with sister car 55970 on 08.04.1989. Andy Cole.


Date: 24th September 1989

ADB977191, 915 M55975 + M55985, M55969+M55968, 914 M55980 + M55984 and 911 M55970 + M55971 at Crewe Basford Hall on 24-9-89. Kevin Dowd.


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