Unit 1102 

1102 at Southampton 12th September 1976

Picture provided by Tony Watson from his flickr site Tonys trainz and buses

This unit has a claim to fame as it appeared in the 1966 film the Great St Trinians Train Robbery


Unit 1102            Vehicle            Built            Withdrawn            Status

DMBSO              60101            08/57          01/92                  Scrapped 02/92

TSO                    60651            08/59          09/04                   Scrapped 04/94

DTC                    60801            08/57          04/94                   Scrapped 08/94


Points of interest :

  • This was the first unit to have luminous "V" painted on the cab ends in 1960.
  • First Hampshire unit to be used for special services when in October 1958 was used on a special to Cranleigh, Surrey. 
  • Unit ran as a 2H between April 1974 and April 1975 following vandalism damage to the centre trailer
  • Stripped of asbestos in mid 1984 - believed that this occurred in Swindon. 
  • Damaged in a collision with a fallen tree at Dormans ( East Grinstead line) in March 1987. (Click here for photos)

Records of 1102's visits to works up to the end of 1980 are shown below.   She seems to have had a troubled time in 1967, being returned to works after a C3 overhaul for rectification, then going back again for a light C5 overhaul later the same year.