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Vehicle 79648

Derby Lightweight

BR Diagram 509

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Yellow Diamond
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30241
Diagram: 509


LMR didn't publish trailer car details until late in 1968. Although not 100% reliable, if it is assumed that the trailers remained with the same power cars, the allocations for 79127 during this period are:

18/02/56 New to 3E (Monument Lane)
Jun-58 Transferred to 6G (Llandudno Junction)
5w/e 31/01/59 Transferred to 27F (Brunswick)
6w/e 11/07/59 Transferred to 8C (Speke Junction)
5w/e 31/10/59 Transferred to Reddish
Sep-63Depot code change9C (Reddish)
3w/e 28/02/65 Transferred to 12B (Carlisle Upperby)
4w/e 09/07/66 On loan to 9C (Reddish)
5w/e 08/04/67 Ex-loan back to 12B (Carlisle Upperby)

Allocations for 79648:

Jul-67 Withdrawn

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

79127 79648 As delivered to 3E - February 1956
79127 79648 Noted March 1956

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