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Vehicle 79168


Swindon Inter-City 79xxx series

BR Diagram 551

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: White Circle
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30199
Diagram: 551

Allocations

15/04/57 New to Leith Central - on listings as 64A (St Margarets).
01/08/59Depot code change64H (Leith Central)
19/10/72 Withdrawn from 64H (Leith Central)
p/e 08/09/73 Reinstated AY (Ayr)
27/09/78 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


79109 79168 79478 79161 79100 Listed at 64H - 10/06/71
79088 79470 79168 26th July 1977
79088 79470 79168 Noted 5th August 1977

Images:

DMU

Date: 5th August 1977

Class 126 vehicles SC79168 SC79470 SC79088 are the rear three cars in this six-car formation seen departing from Glasgow Central station on 05/08/1977. They is one of the early batch dating from 1956. Graeme Phillips Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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