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Vehicle 51587


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 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)
Apr-86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
28/09/86 Transferred to HA (Haymarket)
24/05/88 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51578 59580 51587 Noted circa Sep-67 - in blue /grey
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
524 53738 59262 51587 Formation change - circa Jun-86 - 51587 replaces 53647
101304 51224 59580 51587 Noted 28th July 1986
101304 51224 59580 51587 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
101323 51251 59580 51587 Formation change - p/e 17/09/86
101303 53292 59553 51587 Formation change - Jul-87
101317 51243 59048 51587 Listed at HA - Jan-88

Modifications

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

Images:

DMU

Date: 20th September 1979

Set number: P557

Class Swindon Cross-Country set P557 approaches St Dennis Junction on September 20, 1979. Steve Davies Collection.

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.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

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.

DMU

Date: September 1986

Set number: 101323

A Class 101 and 120 formation at Stirling in September 1986. The leading set is 101323, formed of only one 101 (51251) and two 120s (59580 and 51587). The rear unit is a three-car Class 101. Graeme Phillips Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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