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Vehicle 51583


Class 120

BR Diagram 637

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: 30516
Diagram: 637

Allocations

Apr-61 New to TYS (Tyseley)
by Jun-62 Transferred to 83D (Plymouth Laira)
4w/e 04/05/68 Transferred to 81D (Reading)
May-69 Transferred to 86A (Cardiff Canton)
3w/e 02/05/70 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
May-71 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
2w/e 31/10/71 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
30/06/74 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 08/05/76 Transferred to LA (Plymouth Laira)
w/e 03/05/80 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
20/06/82 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
11/05/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)
Jun-86 Reinstated NH (Newton Heath)
Jun-86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Feb-87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


LA511 51574 51583 Noted circa Feb-68 - in blue grey with full yellow ends
51574 59284 51583 Transfer to 84A - May-71
51574 59284 51583 Transfer to LA - w/e 08/05/76
P553 51574 59284 51583 Listed at LA - 31st December 1977
553 51574 59284 51583 Transfer to CF - w/e 03/05/80
51574 59284 51583 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86
104451 53473 59264 51583 Noted 14th July 1986
104451 53473 59264 51583 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
104451 53473 59264 51583 Noted 4th August 1986
101354 53210 59797 51583 Formed at AY circa Oct-86

Modifications

Nov-72 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 25/06/77 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: 1981

Set number: C553

C553 runs into Gloucester in 1981. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 1981

Set number: C553

C553 sitting in Gloucester station in 1981. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 8th September 1984

Swindon class 120 three-car set led by DMSL 51583 at Southport, with a service for Manchester Victoria, 8/9/84. Robert Chilton.

DMU

Date: 5th March 1985

51583 in the company of a Class 108 at Manchester Victoria on the 5th March 1985. Malcolm Clements.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 5th March 1985

A Class 108 in Manchester Victoria station on the 5th March 1985. On the left is a Class 120 set including M51583. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 27th September 1986

Set number: 104451

A class 104 / 120 hyrid (presumably 53473 + 59264 + 51583) departs Newton on Ayr with the 15.15 Ayr - Glasgow Central on 27-09-1986, the last day of diesel services. Stored 107s can be seen in the yard ahead. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 19th November 1986

Set number: 104451

Set 104451 only contains one Class 104 vehicles when seen at Ardrossan Harbour with the 15:18 Ardrossan Harbour - Glasgow service on November 19, 1986. DMBS SC53473 is working with two Class 120 vehicles, presumably 59264 and 51583. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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