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Vehicle 59404


Class 126

BR Diagram 571

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: White Circle
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Lot Number: 30416
Diagram: 571

Allocations

04/05/59 New to 67C (Ayr)
May-73Depot code changeAY (Ayr)
17/05/82 Stored S. AY (Ayr)
11/08/82 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)
31/08/82 Reinstated AY (Ayr)
p/e 29/01/83 Withdrawn

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51044 59404 51008 Noted 25/02/60
51044 59404 51016 Noted 14/03/60
51037 59404 51025 Noted 09/07/60
51045 59404 51029 Noted 02/12/60
51041 59404 51011 Noted 17/03/61
51048 59404 51011 Noted 21/03/61
51048 59404 51014 Noted 07/04/61
51048 59404 51017 Noted 23/06/61
51045 59404 51011 Noted 03/07/61
170 51049 59404 51013 Listed at 67C - Aug-70
418 51048 59404 51025 Listed at AY - 01/02/81
126406 51036 59404 51015 Noted unknown date
126413 51043 59404 51026 Noted 28th September 1982
126413 51043 59404 51026 Noted 5th October 1982
126413 51043 59404 51026 Noted 18th October 1982
51043 59404 51026 Noted 20th October 1982

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: August 1982

Sc51017 and Sc51043 face off in Ayr (Kyle St sidings), August 1982. The vehicles were then part of the last two Class 126 units to survive (126 413 and 126 406). The best example of each type of 126 vehicle from the last two sets were remarshalled to form the now preserved Class 126 unit, 126 413 (Sc51017, Sc59404, Sc51043). Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 9th October 1982

The "Ayrshire Wanderer" railtour is seen at Hunterston on the 9th October 1982. It was formed of 51017 / 59411 / 51036 + 51043 / 59404 / 51026. Ian MacDonald.

DMU

Date: 1983

Class 126 vehicles 51017, 59404 and 51043 pass through Dundee in a freight formation on their way to the Brechin Railway and a new life in preservation in 1983. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 1983

Set number: 126413

51043, 59404 and 51017 at Dunfermline Townhill depot in 1983. They had been stored there during the tendering process to preservationists, and they are being prepared to leave for their new home on the Caledonian Railway. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: May 1983

Set number: 126413

126 413 (51043, 59404, 51017) at Thornton Yard, Fife, in May 1983, waiting to be rail-freighted as part of an overnight working to Aberdeen the same night. It was dropped off at Laurencekirk, where it left the British Railways network for the last time. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: May 1983

51017, 59404 and 51043 at Thornton Junction depot in May 1983. After a period in store at Dunfermline Townhill there they are en-route to their new home in preservation on the Caledonian Railway. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: May 1983

Set number: 126413

51043, 59404 and 51017 sit in the yard at Laurencekirk in May 1983. They'd been moved by rail from storage at Dunfermline Townhill, and would be moved by road to preservation on the Caledonian Railway. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: May 1983

Set number: 126413

126 413 (Sc51043, Sc59404 (and Sc51017)) with limited time still on BR metals at Laurencekirk Goods Yard in May 1983, as they await road movement to preservation on the Caledonian Railway (Brechin). Andrew McConnell.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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