Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Trans Pennine
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: Albion 230hp
Lot Number: 30604
|06/07/60||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)|
|20/05/84||Withdrawn from||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
51969 - original number
59834 - from 26/04/81 (MBS to TBS conversion)
|51951||51968||59765||59774||51969||51952||As delivered to 55H - 6th July 1960|
5/9/77 - Farnley Junction, ER
Collision involving Class 124 / Class 47
Info from Bill Read
Class 124 in collision with 47 402, stationary at head of mail train. E51959-E59773-E51969-E51965. Both drivers killed. 9 passengers needed hospital treatment. E51959 suffered extensive damage and twisting of the underframe. The whole of the cab on 47 402 was destroyed. The accident was caused by a replacement relay being wired with incorrect polarity, causing the points to move out of correspondence.
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.
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.
Morecambe Promenade, 18th August 1982. The train of 51964, 59834, 59770 and 51960 had just worked in from Lancaster. Robert Frise.