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Unidentified Class swindon-79xxx DMU images


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swindon-79xxx DMU

20th June 1957

A 3-car Swindon Inter-City set with buffet car is seen near Widney Manor on the 8.30pm from Birmingham Snow Hill - Cardiff General on the 20th June 1957, the first week of services. It would reach its destination at 11pm. Michael Mensing.


swindon-79xxx DMU

23rd September 1957

On the 23rd September 1957 a 6-car Swindon Inter-City set is seen taking the north west curve at Honeybourne with the 12.25pm Birmingham Snow Hill - Cardiff General service, diverted via the MR route to Cheltenham. Michael Mensing.


swindon-79xxx DMU

9th March 1958

The 9.0am Swansea (High Street) - Birmingham (Snow Hill) is seen at Evesham on the 9th March 1958. Worked by a 79xxx Swindon Inter-City set, this was a Sunday diversion via Cheltenham. Michael Mensing.


swindon-79xxx DMU

Unknown Date

A Swindon Inter-City set not long after leaving Haymarket and heading west for Glasgow, with five of the six vehicles in blue / grey, and one remaining green. Unusually, the six-car formation is headed by an 'intermediate' vehicle. Date unknown. GM Staddon.


swindon-79xxx DMU

22nd June 1968

A Swindon Inter-City set snakes its way through Princes Street Gardens towards Edinburgh Waverley. Taken on 22 June 1968, it's a mixture of green and blue /grey liveries, and the second vehicle could be blue with a small yellow panel although there were also reports of an unlined green vehicle at this time. Graham Johnston.


swindon-79xxx DMU

Unknown Date

A 6-car Swindon Inter-City unit accelerates out of Glasgow Queen Street. The second vehicle is still green. A couple of Met-Camms can also be seen. Date unknown. Stuart Rankin.


swindon-79xxx DMU

Unknown Date

A 'leading' DMBS from a Swindon Inter-City 79xxx set at the stops at Glasgow Queen Street on Edinburgh - Glasgow duties. Late '60s. John McIntyre.


swindon-79xxx DMU

Unknown Date

An 'intermediate' Swindon Inter-City 79xxx power car attached to 'leading' power car 79103 at Edinburgh Waverley, circa 1970. Malcolm Clements.


swindon-79xxx DMU

Unknown Date

Replaced on the Edinburgh - Glasgow line by Class 27 push-pull sets, redundant Swindon Inter-City cars sit in Millerhill Yard awaiting their fate. Tony Wilkins.


swindon-79xxx DMU

February 1973

One of the out-of-use Edinburgh - Glasgow Swindon Inter-City vehicles at Millerhill in February 1973. Alan Rintoul.


swindon-79xxx DMU

April 1973

Out of use Swindon Iner-City sets at Millerhill Yard in April 1973, displaced from the Edinburgh - Glasgow line by Class 27 powered push-pull sets. Alan Rintoul.


swindon-79xxx DMU

Unknown Date

A 5-car 79xxx series Swindon Inter-City set at Georgemas Junction. The type had been replaced on the Edinburgh - Glasgow line and this trial run was to test their suitability for the Inverness - Wick - Thurso line. Circa 1973. Hamish Stevenson.


swindon-79xxx DMU

2nd July 1978

With 31225 passing by, several 79xxx-numbered early pre-TOPS class 126 cars are seen languishing in Ely yard, on their way to Mayer Parry's scrapyard at Snailwell near Newmarket, 2/Jul/1978. Robert Chilton.


swindon-79xxx DMU

2009

A 2009 image of one of the ex-Edinburgh / Glasgow Swindon Inter-City vehicles in Liberia. It remains in the former workshop at Yekepa, robbed of pretty much everything in the years since LAMCO abandoned them. Mining had begun again in the area this time with the firm Arcol Mittal, and the railway has been re-opened but stopping just short of the old workshops. Thomas Johannesson.


swindon-79xxx DMU

2009

A 2009 image of one of the ex-Edinburgh / Glasgow Swindon Inter-City vehicles in Liberia. It remains in the former yard at Yekepa, robbed of pretty much everything in the years since LAMCO abandoned them. Thomas Johannesson.

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