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Vehicle 52097


Class 123

BR Diagram 574

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: 30704
Diagram: 574

Allocations

Feb-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)
05/06/77 Transferred to BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
27/05/84 Withdrawn from BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


52087 59819 59236 52097 As delivered to CDF - February 1963
RDG512 52092 59238 59820 52097 Listed at 81D - circa Aug-70
L712 52092 59820 59238 52097 Noted 8th June 1974 - Noted on 1Z15 08:35 Paddington - Exeter with L715 W52095+59822+52096 and L709 W52104+59827+52089.
52092 59820 52097 Transfer to BG - 05/06/77 - from WR
L711 52091 59820 52097 Noted 13/03/78

Modifications

5w/e 03/07/71 - Dual AWS fitted
Jul-75 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: 12th February 1977

Set number: C712

C712 is one of many Class 123 sets seen at CF on the 12th February 1977. 52097 is nearest the camera. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 13th March 1978

Set number: C712

Swindon Inter-City set 712 (E52097 + E59820 + E52091) arrives into Selby on the 13th March 1978. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 5th April 1983

Swindon-built "Inter City" unit E52097 speeds a four-car hybrid Trans-Pennine service from Hull through semaphores at Gilberdyke on 5th April 1983. Oxmardyke crossing and signalbox can be seen in the background. Syd Young.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 13th March 1978

Set number: L711

Swindon Class 123 Inter-City set L711 seen at Hull station on the 13th March 1978, formed of E52091 + E59820 + E52097. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 1979

Set number: L711

Class 123 Swindon Inter-City set L711 at Sheffield in 1979. E52091 is on the front (probably with 59820 + 52097) and a Met-Camm set is at the rear. John Law.

DMU

Date: 17th July 1981

A Class 123 DMU, notes as 52097 + 59834 (ex Cl 124 MBSL 51969) + 59820 + 52105, depart platform 3 at Doncaster bound for Sheffield, 17th July 1981. Paul James.

DMU

Date: 11th June 1983

Set number: C712

Class 123 DMU no. 52092 leading a short three-car set formed with 59820 and 52097 at Doncaster on 11/Jun/1983. Note that it still bears it's former Western Region set number C712. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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