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Vehicle 51578


Class 120

BR Diagram 636

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: 30515
Diagram: 636

Allocations

Feb-61 New to TYS (Tyseley)
before 11/01/69 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
30/06/74 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
3w/e 07/05/77 Transferred to BR (Bristol Bath Road)
w/e 21/05/77 Transferred to LA (Plymouth Laira)
2w/e 29/12/79 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
Mar-80 Transferred to LA (Plymouth Laira)
w/e 03/05/80 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
04/01/82 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
20/04/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Feb-87 Stored U. HA (Haymarket)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51578 59580 51587 Noted circa Sep-67 - in blue /grey
51578 59580 51587 Noted circa Dec-67 - in blue grey with full yellow ends
51578 59580 51587 Transfer to BR - 3w/e 07/05/77
51578 59580 51587 Transfer to LA - w/e 21/05/77
P557 51578 59580 51587 Listed at LA - 31st December 1977
51578 59580 51587 Noted 17th May 1979
557 51578 59580 51587 Transfer to CF - 2w/e 29/12/79
557 51578 59580 51587 Transfer to LA - Mar-80
557 51578 59580 51587 Transfer to CF - w/e 03/05/80
51578 59580 51587 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86
51578 59580 51587 Transfer to AY - Apr-86
530 51578 59580 51587 New set number at AY - 2w/e 15/05/86
530 51578 59580 51587 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
530 51578 59580 51587 Noted 5th June 1986
530 51578 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
530 51578 59571 51788 Formation change - AY - circa Oct-86

Modifications

Feb-73 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 08/10/77 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: 20th September 1979

Set number: P557

Class 120 Swindon Cross-Country set P557 heads away from the camera at St Dennis Junction on September 20, 1979. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1984

At Ormskirk on 3/9/84 are M51578 + M59580 + M51587 waiting to leave Ormskirk with the 18:32 to Preston. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1984

Class 120 Cross-Country set M51587 + M59580 + M51578 at Ormskirk waiting to leave with the 18:32 to Preston, 3/9/84. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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