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Vehicle 52093

Class 123

BR Diagram 566

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: Albion 230hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30703
Diagram: 566


Jun-63 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
Apr-68 Transferred to 81D (Reading)
May-73Depot code changeRG (Reading)
28/02/76 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
13/06/77 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
19/08/84 Withdrawn from BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

52093 59825 59830 52103 As delivered to CDF - June 1963
RDG513 52093 59237 59821 52105 Listed at 81D - circa Aug-70


Jul-70 - Dual AWS fitted
Aug-75 - WR AWS removed

52093 was involved in the following incident(s):

12/3/79 - Sheffield

Collision involving Class 108 / Class 123

8:17 Chesterfield to Sheffield formed E52102/E59826/E52093 ran away at Heeley, entered Sheffield station at speed and collided with empty DMU M52043/M51923. The brakes on the 8:17 failed due to inadequate maintenance of brake cylinders at Hull Dairycoates.



Date: 5th April 1983

A four-car set with E52093 leading forms a Hull - Sheffield Trans-Pennine service on 5th April 1983. The train is passing the outer home signal at Broomfleet and is travelling on the up relief line which suggests it's next port of call will be Gilberdyke. Syd Young.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 16th April 1972

Set number: L713

L713 (W52105 + W59821 + W59237 + W52093) at old Swindon Town (M&SWJR) station with the LCGB 'The Somerset Quarryman' railtour on the 16th April 1972. John Law.


Date: 16th June 1983

Swindon vehicles E51965, E59766, E59818, E52093 at Doncaster on 16-06-83. Vincent Haworth.


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