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Vehicle 50647 / 53647


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: 30334
Diagram: 586

Allocations

Dec-57 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
2w/e 06/12/80 Transferred to DY (Derby)
Jan-86 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
Mar-86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Feb-87 Stored U. FY (Falkland Yard)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50647 - original number
53647 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50696 59255 50647 As delivered to -
CTN500 50705 59265 50647 Listed at 86A - May-70
C500 50705 59265 50647 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
50705 59265 50647 Transfer to DY - 2w/e 06/12/80
EP500 50705 59265 50647 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53742 59268 53647 Formation change - DY - Aug-85
53738 59262 53647 Formation change - DY - circa Sep-85
TS400 53738 59262 53647 New set number at TS - Jan-86 - number never carried
518 53741 59063 53647 Noted 5th June 1986
518 53741 59063 53647 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
105552 51269 59793 53647 Formed circa Dec-86

Modifications

4w/e 30/12/72 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 1976

Set number: C500

Swindon Cross-Country set C500 passes Clink Road in 1976, the leading car should be W50647. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 1979

Set number: C500

Set C500 at Pembroke Dock in 1979, the leading car should be W50647. John Law.

DMU

Date: 6th December 1986

A Class 120-107-105 combination departs Kilmarnock with the 11.45 to Glasgow Central on 06-12-1986. The best (or worst) example of a 'Frankenstein' dmu set - blue/grey 53647, orange / black 59793, plain blue 51269 - listed as set 105552. Gordon Thomson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 6th December 1986

A Hybrid 105/107/105 set heads away from Kilmarnock with the 11:45 to Glasgow Central on December 6th, 1986. Formed of 51269 + 59793 + 53647, they were listed as set 105552. Gordon Thomson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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