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Vehicle 55010 / 975310

Class 122

BR Diagram 539

Builder: GRC&W
Type: High Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30419
Diagram: 539

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

55010 - original number
975310 - from Jul-74 (departmental stock)

Department Use as TDB975310

Route Learner From 7/74 to 8/82.



Date: 1975

TDB975310 (ex-55010) at Skegness in 1975. Peter (LEYTR).


Date: 1975

TDB975310 (formerly 55010) at Skegness in 1975. Peter (LEYTR).


Date: 15th December 1977

A number of the Class 122 "Bubble Cars" were converted for departmental use. TDB975310 was one such example, being renumbered from 55010 in 1972. It is seen here in an unusual khaki-coloured livery at Doncaster on 15th December 1977. The unit was eventually scrapped in June 1984. The photograph was taken on a Kodak Instamatic 25 camera and is scanned from a Kodak 126 negative. Syd Young.


Date: 20th July 1980

Drab-olive liveried 975310 seen at Lincoln depot on 20/7/80. Chris Lings.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 8th August 1964

A GRC&W bubble car (55010) and DTS (unknown) form the 3.20pm Leamington Spa (General)- Stratford-on-Avon on the 8th August 1964, seen near Bearley. Michael Mensing.


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