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Vehicle 51997


Class 107

BR Diagram 639

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30611
Diagram: 639

Allocations

04/02/61 New to 66C (Hamilton)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
May-73Depot code changeHN (Hamilton)
02/08/82 Transferred to AY (Ayr) - HN closing
29/06/86 Stored U. AY (Ayr)
Nov-86 Reinstated AY (Ayr)
11/07/88 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
07/07/91 Transferred to HA (Haymarket) PHAX
p/e 09/11/91 Sector Change to PXXZ - (stored)
21/11/91 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket) PXXZ

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51997 59794 52023 As delivered to 66C - 4th February 1961
129 51997 59794 52023 Listed at 66C - 1972
143 51997 59794 52023 Listed at HN - mid-May-78
51997 59788 52006 Noted 28th April 1979
436 51997 59784 52024 Listed at HN - 01/02/81
107436 51997 59302 52024 Listed at AY - 17/06/84
107436 51997 59784 52024 Listed at AY - 4w/e 23/05/85
107436 51997 59784 52024 Noted circa Jul-85 - now in SPTE livery
107436 51997 59784 52024 Noted 17/08/85
107436 51997 59784 52024 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986 - Strathclyde livery
107436 51997 59784 52024 Listed at AY - 23/03/87
107436 51997 59784 52024 Listed at AY - Jan-88
107436 51997 59784 52024 Listed at ED - circa August 1988
107436 51997 59784 52025 Noted 04/08/88
107036 51997 59784 52025 Listed at ED - 08/10/90
107036 51997 59801 52015 Listed at HA - Jul-91
107036 51997 59801 52015 Listed at HA - Aug-91
107036 51997 59801 52015 Listed at HA - Dec-91

Images:

DMU

Date: 13th May 1961

The 8.58am Outer Circle to Glasgow Central leaves Cathcart station on May 13, 1961. Notice how dirty the cab roof dome is on leading vehicle Sc51997, just three months old, compared with the set behind. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 6th October 1984

Set number: 107436

Two Class 107 sets (the DMBS leading in set 107436 is presumably 51997) enter Slateford station with the 14:47 Motherwell - Edinburgh service on October 6, 1984. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 107436

107 436 (presumably 51997 + 59784 + 52024) about to enter Johnstone station is almost certainly not on its way to Barrhead. It's heading down the Ayrshire Coast, circa 1987. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 28th March 1987

Set number: 107436

107436 (51997 + 59784 + 52024) passes Portobello on March 28, 1987, with the 10:22 Cardenden - North Berwick service. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 20th February 1988

Set number: 107436

107436 (presumably 51997 + 59784 + 52024) approaches the terminus with the 14.45 Kilmarnock - Glasgow Central train on 20-02-1988. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 4th August 1988

Set number: 107436

107436 (51997 nearest + 59798 + 52025) 107440 + 350(51182 + 59124 + 53239) arrives at Cardenden on 4th August 1988. S Gaskell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 107436

107 436 (presumably 52024 + 59784 + 51997) departing from Glasgow Central surrounded by other Strathclyde liveried units. Undated. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 107436

107 436 (presumably 52024 + 59784 + 51997) at the stops at Glasgow Central. Undated. Andrew McConnell.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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