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Vehicle 50712 / 53712


Class 120

BR Diagram 587

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30335
Diagram: 587

Allocations

4w/e 25/01/58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
May-69 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
Jan-70 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
May-70 Transferred to 86A (Cardiff Canton)
20/06/82 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
Sep-85 Transferred to DY (Derby)
Jan-86 Withdrawn from DY (Derby)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50712 - original number
53712 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50712 59263 50657 5865 Noted 18th June 1958
CDF506 50712 59263 50657 Listed at CDF - circa Sep-60
LA510 50712 50666 56289 Transfer to 84A - 4w/e 14/03/70 - unusual formation!
C612 50712 59286 50666 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
53712 59286 53666 Noted circa Mar-84
53712 59104 53689 Formation change - DY - circa Nov-85

Modifications

May-71 - Headlamp fitted
8w/e 01/01/72 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 19th June 1983

Swindon Works 3-car Cross Country Class 120 vehicles M53712, M59286 and M53666 at Blackpool North Carriage Sidings, 19-06-83. Vincent Haworth.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 5th May 1979

Set number: C612

Class 120 set C612 (50666, 59286 & 50712) at Carmarthen on 5th May 1979. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: September 1979

Set number: C612

Class 120 C612 (50666, 59286 & 50712) on a railtour at Aberdare in September 1979. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: March 1984

Class 120 DMSL M53666 prepares to leave Manchester Victoria's platform 13 at the rear of a service to Blackpool North, circa March 1984. At the front of this 3-car set was M53712 followed by centre car M59286. S Gaskell.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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