Builder: Pressed Steel
Type: High Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: None
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30518
55030 - original number
977866 - from 02/09/93 (departmental stock)
Sandite / Route Learner From 9/93 to ?. Carried set number 960013
The very first railway photo I took, not good quality but included through pure nostalgia. 55030 is seen at Drayton Green in August 1971. Ian Buck.
L130 - presumably W55030 - at Southall, date unknown. The destination blind shows Ealing Broadway, both the driver and tail lamp seen are at this end, so it may be changing platforms before departure. Stuart Mackay Collection.
55030 is seen passing under the Piccadilly Line on the GW Brentford branch. Ian Buck.
Seen on the GW Brentford branch near Southall is 55030. Ian Buck.
Heading off of the GW Brenfrord branch 55030 is seen arriving at Southall. Ian Buck.
Sometime in 1985 55030 is seen arriving at Bourne End from Marlow. Ian Buck.
55030 at Reading on 15th April 1986. Gazza Prescott.
55030 after arriving at Greenford on the 13:57 from Ealing Broadway, 7/8/92. Gazza Prescott.
Looking quite faded, sandite 977866 (ex-55030) at Aylesbury on 25th August 2003. Robert Frise.
Stabled at the sidings at Aylesbury station on 31 October 2003 is sandite / route learner 977866. It also still carries it original number of 55030. S Gaskell.
977866 in the siding next to Aylesbury station January 2007. Fred Clark.
W56285 and W55030 at Slough on April 2nd, 1977. Rex Holt.
977866 faces 977873 in the sidings at Aylesbury, January 2007. Fred Clark.