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Vehicle 51071

Class 119

BR Diagram 540

Builder: GRC&W
Type: Cross Country
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30421
Diagram: 540



Date: unknown

Set number: L592

Class 119 set L592 with 51071 at Gatwick Airport. Ian Buck.


Date: 4th August 1983

Set number: L592

Class 119 DMBC W51071 tails W59432 & W51101 (set L592) passes Dorking through Deepdene station along the Redhill to Guildford line with a Gatwick Airport to Reading service, Thursday 4th August 1983 Iain Reid.


Date: April 1984

Set number: L592

At Penshurst in April 1984 class 119 set L592 with car 51071 leading. Ian Buck.


Date: 7th February 1987

Set number: L592

Class 119 set L592 at Redhill on 7th February 1987. Ian Buck.


Date: 1989

Set number: T327

Set T327, formed of Class 119 power cars and a high denity centre car, enters Langley Green in 1989. Records show that the set at this time was formed of 51071 + 59444 + 51101. John Law.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 5th August 1983

Set number: L592

Class 119 DMS W51101 with W59432 & W51071 (set L592) stand at Reading's up main platform. Visible on the right, a 4VEP (class 423) unit stands at the Southern platform. Friday 5th August 1983 Iain Reid.


Date: 14th February 1989

Set number: CH301

Class 119 W51101 + W51071 at Hooton on a working to Chester via Helsby on February 14, 1989. Chester depot seemed to grab any surplus DMUs they could get hold of. Some class 119's were also reallocated to Heaton for a short period. Surface Stock.


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