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swindon-79xxx DMU

November 1955

An underframe from a Swindon 79xxx Inter-City intermediate DMBS (lot 30196) in Swindon Works, circa November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

circa November 1955

A lot 30196 (Swindon 79xxx intermediate DMBS) underframe at Swindon Works circa November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

17th November 1955

Construction of a Swindon 79xxx vehicle - looking under the end of a vehicle at the junction box, buffing and drawgear. Swindon Works, 17 November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

17th November 1955

Construction of a Swindon 79xxx vehicle - the bogie with final drive. Swindon Works, 17 November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

17th November 1955

Construction of a Swindon 79xxx vehicle - the bogie with final drive seen through the underframe. Swindon Works, 17 November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

17th November 1955

Construction of a Swindon 79xxx vehicle - the bogie with final drive seen through the underframe. Swindon Works, 17 November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

17th November 1955

Construction of a Swindon 79xxx vehicle - toilet end bay of an underframe. Swindon Works, 17 November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

24th November 1955

"Machining of axleguard". A bogie destined for a 79xxx series Inter-City vehicle under construction at Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

24th November 1955

"Machining of axleguard". A bogie destined for a 79xxx series Inter-City vehicle under construction at Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

24th November 1955

"Machining of axleguard". A bogie destined for a 79xxx series Inter-City vehicle under construction at Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

24th November 1955

"Machining of axleguard". A bogie destined for a 79xxx series vehicle under construction at Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

24th November 1955

"Testing of Final Drive". A wheelset destined for a 79xxx series Inter-City vehicle on stands at Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. Flexible air pipes are connection to the air cylinders that change the direction of the vehicle, the wheel attached to the input shaft will allow the wheels to be turned manually to check operation. When fitted the electrical switch sitting underneath will be connected to an indicator in the cab showing that the drive has engaged properly. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

24th November 1955

"Driving Bogie". A completed bogie destined for a 79xxx Inter-City vehicle sits in Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. Behind is another, and behind is a completed DMU underframe sitting on bogies. The piles of steel to the right are for the construction of these underframes. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

24th November 1955

"Bogie". A completed bogie destined for a 79xxx Inter-City vehicle sits in Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. Lot 30200 were leading DMBSs, the third vehicle would be 79093. 'D.E' can be assumed to mean Driving End, the other bogie was marked 'T.E.' presumably trailing end. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

24th November 1955

"Bogie". A completed bogie destined for a 79xxx Inter-City vehicle sits in Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. Marked 30200 No.3, this should be for 79093. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

8th December 1955

A lot 30200 (Swindon 79xxx leading DMBS) underframe at Swindon Works on 8 December 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

8th December 1955

A lot 30200 (Swindon 79xxx leading DMBS) underframe at Swindon Works on 8 December 1955. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

8th December 1955

A lot 30200 (Swindon 79xxx leading DMBS) underframe at Swindon Works on 8 December 1955, the toilet end closest. British Railways.


swindon-79xxx DMU

6th September 1956

Swindon Inter-City vehicles Sc79098 and Sc79096 are seen at Craigentinny on the 6th September 1956, probably during driver training. Stuart Mackay Collection.


swindon-79xxx DMU

17th June 1957

On the first day of the Birmingham Snow Hill - South Wales diesel service - Monday 17th June 1957 - W79087 is at the head of the 12.25pm to Cardiff General (via Stratford-upon-Avon). As the clock shows the departure is delayed as had to back out from platform 12 where it was behind another 3-car set that may have failed, or it was just at the wrong end of an incoming set. Michael Mensing.

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