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Class 127 DMUs in Parcels Use


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127 DMU

27th June 1985

A Class 127 Parcels unit heads for Piccadilly, through Victoria station at 13:06 on the 27th June 1985. This working was previously done with a Class 128 propelling a GUV. Paul Moxon.


127 DMU

17th July 1985

Set: 3

127 parcels set 3 (presumably 913) at Newton Heath on 17th July 1985. Michael Kaye 55A.

51591

127 DMU

Unknown Date

55966 at Buxton. Date unknown. Chris Lings.


127 DMU

Unknown Date

Set: 920

55966 (51591) is on the rear of parcels set 920 at Manchester Victoria. Undated. Malcolm Clements.


127 DMU

21st April 1986

Set: 920

Class 127 parcels set 55966 + 55967 at Chester depot on the 21st April 1986. Hamish Stevenson.


127 DMU

1987

Set: 920

Retro-green Class 127 parcels vehicle 55966 at Bletchley in 1987. Graham Baker.


127 DMU

1987

Set: 920

The drivers controls of a Class 127. This was 55966 at Bletchley in 1987. Graham Baker.


127 DMU

1987

Set: 920

The plaque fitted to 55966 (ex-51591) celebrating it's high mileage - an average of 52,000 miles a year, a thousand miles a week! Graham Baker.


127 DMU

22nd May 1987

Set: 920

55966, 55967 and 47357 in Preston station on 22-05-87. Vincent Haworth.


127 DMU

12th June 1987

Set: 920

Class 127 parcels conversion 55966 at Doncaster Works, 12 June 1987. Syd Young.


127 DMU

10th June 1988

Set: 920

Seen at Buxton on the 10th June 1988 is Longsight allocated Class 127 parcels DMU set 920, 55966 (51591) closest. The plaque by the drivers window reads "1959 1250,000 miles 1983". Andrew J Crowther.


127 DMU

29th August 1988

Set: 920

In 1985, 22 redundant power Class 127 ex-Bedford-St.Pancras (Bed Pan) diesel-hydraulic cars, including the first built, No.51591, were rebuilt to form 11 two-car parcels units and repainted into BR green livery. Vehicles were renumbered 55966-987, and formed into sets 910 to 920. They were fitted with roller shutter doors and were based at Chester depot. They lasted in service until withdrawal in 1989. Unit 55966, seen here at Bletchley on 29th August 1988 in the company of 55967, was converted from unit 'Bed-Pan' unit No.51591, and was subsequently preserved at the Midland Railway Centre upon withdrawal from BR service. Gordon Edgar.


127 DMU

8th October 1988

Set: 920

The plaque records that as M51591 it achieved 1.25 million miles in service, taken at Manchester Victoria on 8/10/88. Paul Moxon.


127 DMU

29th December 1989

Set: 920

Class 127 parcels vehicles stored at Crewe on 29th December 1989, including green set 920 formed of 55966 and 55967. Michael Kaye 55A.


127 DMU

29th December 1989

Set: 920

Class 127 parcels units stored at Crewe on 29th December 1989, including green vehicle 55966, which has had its "1,250,000 miles" plaque removed. Michael Kaye 55A.


127 DMU

January 1990

Set: 920

55966 at Crewe Basford Hall in January 1990. Note the 'B' after the set number - its partner 55967 carried the letter 'A'. S Gaskell.

51600

127 DMU

6th October 1985

Set: 9

55979 with 55969 (and behind, out of sight are 55974 and 55984 and a BG). Taken at Carnforth on 6/10/85. Robert Frise.


127 DMU

January 1990

Set: 919

Class 127 parcels conversion 55979 seen after withdrawal at Crewe Basford Hall in January 1990. S Gaskell.

51603

127 DMU

9th June 1989

Set: 917

M55977 + M55987 on Longsight TMD, 9-6-89. Kevin Dowd.

51608

127 DMU

January 1990

Class 127 parcels conversion 55978 seen after withdrawal at Crewe Basford Hall in January 1990. S Gaskell.

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