Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Inter City
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Buckeye
Gangway Type: Pullman
Engines: Albion 230hp
Lot Number: 30704
|Feb-63||New to||CDF (Cardiff Canton)|
|Apr-68||Transferred to||81D (Reading)|
|May-73||Depot code change||RG (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|27/05/84||Withdrawn from||BG (Hull Botanic Gardens)|
|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|
5w/e 03/07/71 - Dual AWS fitted
Jul-75 - WR AWS removed
C712 is one of many Class 123 sets seen at CF on the 12th February 1977. 52097 is nearest the camera. Jerry Glover.
Swindon Inter-City set 712 (E52097 + E59820 + E52091) arrives into Selby on the 13th March 1978. Ian Francis.
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.
Swindon Class 123 Inter-City set L711 seen at Hull station on the 13th March 1978, formed of E52091 + E59820 + E52097. Ian Francis.
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.
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.
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.