Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30560
|20/02/60||New to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|3w/e 19/11/60||Transferred to||64H (Leith Central)|
|w/e 03/06/61||Transferred to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|5w/e 04/02/67||Transferred to||60A (Inverness)|
|2w/e 22/03/80||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|p/e 09/10/82||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|Oct-85||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|Apr-86||Withdrawn from||AY (Ayr)|
|51781||59680||51793||Listed at 61A - May-60|
|306||51784||59684||51793||Listed at IS - mid-May-78|
|C521||51785||59684||51793||Transfer to CF - 2w/e 22/03/80 - by May running as C621|
circa May-81 - Headlamp fitted
12/5/78 - Near Oyne, ScR
Derailment involving Class 120
Info from Alan Binns, Mike Cooper, Peter Mullen
A road vehicle hit a railway bridge on the Aberdeen - Inverness Line, knocking it out of alignment, which was then hit by set 304 which derailed. More Details.
Derailment near Oyne (Aberdeen - Inverness line), 12/5/78, following a lorry crashing into a bridge. Class 120 Set 304 containing DMS 51793 (left, on rails), TBS 59684 (centre, half on half off) and DMBC 51784 (right, on side). Scotpix courtesy of Peter Mullen.
A Class 120 set formed 51793 + 59684 + 51785 sets next to a Class 110 set at Manchester Victoria. Taken at 18:18 on Saturday 4th February 1984. Mel Holley.
Coasting down towards New Mills South Junction is a six car Swindon Cross-Country class 120 dmu formation, headed by M51793 + M59684 + M51785 with a returning summer Saturday Skegness - Manchester Piccadilly working. These units were not common along here, it's possibly the only time I saw one here! 7th September 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
C621 (51785 + 51793) sits beside a Class 128 at Shrewsbury on 30 December 1980, having arrived on the 05:44 from Swansea. The 128 will leave on the 09:40 parcels service to Newtown. Tom Clift.