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Vehicle 51782


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: 30559
Diagram: 587

Allocations

28/11/59 New to 61A (Kittybrewster)
2w/e 09/04/60 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
Jul-60 On loan to 60A (Inverness)
3w/e 17/12/60 Ex-loan back to 61A (Kittybrewster)
5w/e 04/02/67 Transferred to 60A (Inverness)
2w/e 22/03/80 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
11/05/86 Stored S. CF (Cardiff Canton)
2w/e 14/05/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
28/09/86 Transferred to HA (Haymarket)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51782 59683 51794 Transfer to 60A - Jul-60 - on loan
51782 59683 51794 Transfer to 61A - 3w/e 17/12/60 - ex-loan
304 51782 59681 51790 Listed at IS - mid-May-78 - in works
C511 51782 59681 51790 Transfer to CF - 2w/e 22/03/80 - by May running as C617
C616 51782 59681 51790 Listed at CF - 15/12/1982
C616 51782 59681 51790 Listed at CF - circa Jan-86
51782 59681 51790 Transfer to AY - 2w/e 14/05/86
616 51782 59681 51790 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
616 51782 59682 51790 Formation change - circa Jul-86 - 59682 (ex-615) replaced 59681
51782 59681 53652 Noted 29th July 1986
616 51782 59681 53652 Listed at Ayr - August 1986

Modifications

circa May-81 - Headlamp fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 17th May 1960

Sc51782 (other power car is 51794) waits to depart Oban at 6.50pm with a return excursion to Glasgow via Callander on 17/05/60. The outward journey was via Arrochar, a portion had been detached at Crainlarich for Fort William, the passengers would travel by steamers between the two locations to do a circular tour. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 1979

Set number: 304

Set 304 (presumably 51782 + 59681 + 51790) in the snow at Inverness in 1979. John Law.

DMU

Date: 1982

Set number: C616

Swindon Cross-Country set C616 is working with a high-density set when seen at Newport in mid-1982, with W51782 leading. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 12th June 1982

Set number: C616

C616 is seen at Stroud on 12/06/82. Shayne Lewis.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: C616

51782 in Ayr depot, still carrying it's Cardiff set number C616 and central headlamp. Bill Hamilton.

DMU

Date: unknown

51782 on Ayr shed, shortly after transfer from the WR. Undated, but the transfer date from CF to AY was 2w/e 14/5/86. Bill Hamilton.

DMU

Date: 8th February 1987

Set number: C616

51782 in Haymarket depot on the 8th February 1987. It has had the brackets for carrying sideboards removed, but retains the brackets for carrying coach letters. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 17th May 1960

A Swindon Cross-Country set (power cars are 51794 and 51782) approaches Taynuilt with an Oban bound excursion on 17/05/60. A portion had been detached at Crainlarich for Fort William, the passengers would travel by steamers between the two locations to do a circular tour. Michael Mensing.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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