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Unidentified Class swindon-79xxx DMU images


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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

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

20th June 1957

A 3-car Swindon Inter-City set with buffet car is seen near Widney Manor on the 8.30pm from Birmingham Snow Hill - Cardiff General on the 20th June 1957, the first week of services. It would reach its destination at 11pm. Michael Mensing.


swindon-79xxx DMU

23rd September 1957

On the 23rd September 1957 a 6-car Swindon Inter-City set is seen taking the north west curve at Honeybourne with the 12.25pm Birmingham Snow Hill - Cardiff General service, diverted via the MR route to Cheltenham. Michael Mensing.


swindon-79xxx DMU

9th March 1958

The 9.0am Swansea (High Street) - Birmingham (Snow Hill) is seen at Evesham on the 9th March 1958. Worked by a 79xxx Swindon Inter-City set, this was a Sunday diversion via Cheltenham. Michael Mensing.


swindon-79xxx DMU

7th August 1958

A six-car Swindon Inter-City 79xxx set passes through Princes Street Gardens towards Edinburgh Waverley on August 7th, 1958. Stuart Mackay Collection.

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