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Vehicle 51790


Class 120

BR Diagram 586

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: 30560
Diagram: 586

Allocations

23/01/60 New to 61A (Kittybrewster)
3w/e 02/04/60 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
4w/e 04/06/60 Transferred to 61A (Kittybrewster)
3w/e 19/11/60 Transferred to 64H (Leith Central)
w/e 03/06/61 Transferred to 61A (Kittybrewster)
2w/e 12/05/62 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
Sep-62 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
4w/e 01/06/63 Transferred 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Mar-87 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket)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:


51781 59685 51790 Transfer to 66C - 2w/e 12/05/62
51781 59685 51790 Transfer to 67A - Sep-62
51781 59685 51790 Transfer to 61A - 4w/e 01/06/63
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
53738 59262 51790 Noted 12th July 1986
524 53738 59262 51790 Listed at Ayr - August 1986

Modifications

circa May-81 - Headlamp fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: April 1978

April 1978, and a Class 120 set sits facing 25 091 in Aberbeen Ferryhill depot. This is probably 51790. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 7th October 1978

Set number: 304

Two class 120 dmus at Inverness after arrival from Aberdeen on 7/10/78. Set 304 is recently ex-works in blue an grey, the other set is still in all-over blue. The closest vehicle, DMS SC51790, has an opening 'stretcher' window as the first passenger window. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: February 1979

Set number: 304

In a snowy Inverness stands class 120 set 304 used on the Aberdeen service in February 1979. The closest vehicle, 51790, has a 'stretcher' window. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: July 1984

Set number: C616

Class 120 set C616 at Tenby in July 1984. Roy Lambeth.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1986

Set number: C616

Class 120 power car 51790 from set C616 is seen here at Ayr, a long way from former home depot of Cardiff Canton, but unusually still retains the large central headlight installed for working the Central Wales Line. August 1986 Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 8th February 1987

Set number: C616

W51790 in Haymarket depot on the 8th February 1987. Originally an ScR vehicle, it had spent six years at Cardiff from 1980. It moved back north to Ayr depot in June 1986, then to HA that September, keeping its W prefix until withdrawn in March 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 26th April 1987

Withdrawn W51790 at Aberdeen Ferryhill for component recovery on the 26th April 1987. It is missing windows and engines. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1979

Set number: 304

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

                                                                                                                                                                             

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