Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Trans Pennine
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: Albion 230hp
Lot Number: 30603
|09/08/60||New to||55H (Neville Hill)|
|4w/e 25/03/67||Transferred to||50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
|May-73||Depot code change||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
|19/08/84||Withdrawn from||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
|51953||51972||59766||59775||51973||51954||As delivered to 55H - 9th August 1960|
E51953 is at the front of a five-car trans-Pennine set formed E51953/51969/59772/50620/5???? seen in leeds on 20 March 1979. Malcolm Clements.
Class 124 51953 is seen at Sheffield on 23/11/80. Chris Lings.
Trans-Pennine 51953 leads a four-car set hammering through Bamford in the Hope Valley on a Hull to Manchester working. When new, these Swindon built units operated in 6 car formation between Liverpool and Hull. They were replaced, largely from the start of the summer '84 timetable by Class 31s, newly fitted with electric train heating. Taken on April 28, 1984. Mike Dean.
A Swindon Trans-Pennine set arrives into Leeds station on the 11 March 1978 formed of E51963 (rear, closest) + E59767 + E51981 + E51953. Ian Francis.
E59772 with E51969 on the left seen at Leeds on March 20, 1979. On the rear is a Class 108, the formation contains E51953 + 51969 + 59772 + 50620 + 5xxxx. Malcolm Clements.
Class 124 vehicles E59772, E51969 and E51953 are working with a 2-car Class 108 (E50620 visible) when seen at Leeds on the 20th March 1979. Malcolm Clements.