Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Yellow Diamond
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30193
|Sep-55||New to||South Gosforth|
|Feb-64||Depot code change||52J (South Gosforth)|
|21/11/66||Withdrawn from||52J (South Gosforth)|
Whitsuntide 1956 - The 1956 Whitsuntide holiday traffic to Knaresborough saw Newcastle sets 79152/328/510 and 79153/329/511 sent to augment the Bradford diesels, which were all running as 4-car sets.
August 1956 - Six special DMU diagrams were in operation for the August '56 Bank holiday providing a half-hourly service between Bradford and Knaresborough. Four diagrams were the eight Bradford sets running as 4-cars, the other two were being Newcastle sets 79153/79328/79511 and 79154/79325/79510. On the 7th August one diagram was dropped.
|79153||79328||79403||79511||As delivered to South Gosforth - 11th October 1955|
|79153||79329||79511||Noted Whitsuntide 1956 - working from Bradford|
|79153||79328||79511||Noted August 1956 - working Bradford - Knaresborough, August Bank Holiday.|
|79153||79326||79400||79510||Noted 15th September 1956 - working 'The Pennine Diesel' AKA 'Little North Western' railtour|
A 4-car Derby Lightweight set formed E79510 + E79326 + E79400 + E79153. Taken on the 15th September 1956 at Tebay, this was a joint RCTS / BR tour 'The Little North Western' railtour. Stuart Mackay Collection.