Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30516
|Apr-61||New to||TYS (Tyseley)|
|by Jun-62||Transferred to||83D (Plymouth Laira)|
|5w/e 05/12/70||Transferred to||82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)|
|5w/e 02/02/74||Transferred to||LA (Plymouth Laira)|
|w/e 03/05/80||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|29/11/81||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|11/05/86||Withdrawn from||NH (Newton Heath)|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)|
|Mar-87||Withdrawn from||AY (Ayr)|
|51575||59581||51584||Transfer to 82A - 5w/e 05/12/70|
|51575||59264||51584||Transfer to LA - 5w/e 02/02/74|
|P554||51575||51584||Listed at LA - 31st December 1977|
|554||51575||51584||Transfer to CF - w/e 03/05/80 - from LA|
|554||51575||59581||51584||Formation change - w/e 13/12/80 - 59581 added|
|51575||59581||51584||Listed at NH - circa Jan-86|
|454||51268||59785||51584||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|104452||53461||59558||51584||Formation change - circa Oct-86 - 51584 added|
circa Jul-70 - Dual AWS fitted
Class 120 set P554 at Looe. Date unknown. Peter Heppenstall.
15/5/74 at Par. A class 120 dmu shortened to a 2 car unit waits for its next turn on the Newquay branch. Set P554 is presumably formed of 51575 + 51584. Stephen Burdett.
P554 (presumably 51575 + 51584) heads for Penzance at St Austell on 16/5/74. The parcels office seems to be generating good business. The attractive GWR buildings have been replaced by a modern structure. Stephen Burdett.
Swindon Class 120 set P554 (51575 + 51584) DMU at Dockyard, Devonport on 06/09/1974 with a train for Gunnislake. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Cross-Country set P554 (51575 + 51584) at Paignton. Date unknown. Ian Francis.
On 12th April 1985, just a month before withdrawal on the outskirts of Skipton is a Swindon Cross-Country class 120 dmu set, comprising of cars M51575 + M59581 + M51584, which has either worked in over the Settle & Carlisle line or the Little North Western from Lancaster. These units were not common along here, this is the only time I think I saw one, it's certainly the only photogragh I have of one along here! Andrew J Crowther.