Pressed steel single units and driving trailers
Contemporary and Heritage-Preserved, Diesel, Diesel-Electric and Electric Locomotives
Class 121 Pressed Steel Single Units and Driving Trailers were built from 1960-1961. Class 121 units have mechanical transmission and are non-gangwayed single cars with two driving cabs plus driving trailers used for augmentation. The Class 121 driving trailers were later fitted with gangways for coupling to power cars of other classes.
Class 121 DMUs were used by Chiltern Railways on peak-hour Aylesbury - Princess Risborough services and by Arriva Trains Wales on Cardiff Queen Street -Cardiff Bay shuttle services. The maximum speed of Class 121 DMUs is 70 mph.
Class 121 DMU DMBS 55032 built in 1960 at Redmire station on the Wensleydale Railway (August 2019)
Class 121 DMU DMBS 55032 built in 1960 at Leyburn station on the Wensleydale Railway (August 2019)
The interior of Class 121 coach 55032
Class 121 DMU unit 121032, carriage number 55032, was once in 'Departmental' use as 960 002 (977722)
The twin exhaust pipes are at one end. Arriva Trains Wales livery?
Class 121 DMU 121032 carriage 55032 now resides on the Wensleydale Railway (Leeming Bar, May 2016)
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