Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30559
|12/12/59||New to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|Feb-60||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|4w/e 24/06/61||Transferred to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|3w/e 03/11/62||Transferred to||67A (Corkerhill)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|4w/e 31/12/66||Transferred to||67A (Corkerhill)|
|4w/e 02/09/67||Transferred to||60A (Inverness)|
|4w/e 05/07/69||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|Aug-69||Transferred to||60A (Inverness)|
|4w/e 01/03/80||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|05/10/81||Transferred to||DY (Derby)|
|circa 1984||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|circa Mar-85||On loan to||DY (Derby)|
|Apr-85||Ex-loan back to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|Oct-85||To Parcels Sector at||CH (Chester)|
|16/08/87||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester)|
28th April 1980 - Seen with tablet catcher on van door LH side.
|51787||59681||51788||Transfer to 66C - Feb-60|
|51787||59681||51788||Transfer to 67A - 3w/e 03/11/62|
|51787||59681||51788||Transfer to 66C - 3w/e 30/04/66|
|51787||59681||51788||Transfer to 60A - 4w/e 02/09/67|
|51787||59680||51791||Transfer to 66C - 4w/e 05/07/69|
|51787||59680||51791||Transfer to 60A - p/e 06/09/69|
|301||51787||59685||51789||Listed at IS - mid-May-78 - Refurbished set|
|51787||59685||51789||Transfer to AY - 4w/e 01/03/80|
|51787||59685||51789||Noted 1st March 1980|
|51787||59686||51789||Noted 28th April 1980|
|398||51787||59685||51789||Listed at AY - 01/02/81|
|51789||59685||51787||59686||50159||Noted 6th February 1981|
|51787||59685||51529||Noted 30th August 1981|
|EP504||51787||59685||51789||Listed at DY - circa Jun-82|
|51787||53051||Formed at CH circa Jan-86 - Parcels|
|51783||51787||Formation change - CH - 2w/e 14/05/86 - Parcels|
|51783||51787||Listed at Chester - Summer 1986 - Parcels|
Sc51787, taken at Dalmally heading for Oban on August 2nd, 1967. Note the yellow first class stripe. Graham Johnston.
Sc51787 at Dalmally heading for Oban on August 2nd, 1967. The tablet catcher can be clearly seen. Graham Johnston.
Set 301 at Keith Junction, 20/5/78 with SC51787 closest. An SRPS special was held waiting to come off the branch to Dufftown while this service passed. 20/5/78. Mike Cooper.
Swindon Cross-Country set 301 at Nairn on August 24, 1978. DMBC SC51787 is closest. Steve Jones.
On the 10th March 1979 set 301 is led by SC51787 and has a Met-Camm centre car (probably 59574, it seems to have buffet on the side). It's on the 15:50 from Aberdeen at Insch. Hamish Stevenson.
A Swindon Cross-Country DMU in Edinburgh Waverley in October 1979. This would be an Inverness allocated vehicle, the first passenger window carries a 1 for first class making it a DMBC. The cut / oval buffers means that it is almost certainly 51787. S Saunders.
Class 122 Sc55005 sits in Inverness on 7/10/78, where it was based for a period of just over three years. Beside is Swindon Class 120 Cross-Country set 301, presumably with 51787 at the front. Stephen Burdett.