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Vehicle 50648 / 53648


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

4w/e 30/11/57 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
2w/e 20/10/79 Transferred to CH (Chester)
13/05/85 Transferred to DY (Derby)
02/02/86 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
09/03/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
28/09/86 Transferred to HA (Haymarket)
Feb-87 Stored U. HA (Haymarket)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket) - also noted as 29/09/87

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50648 - original number
53648 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CDF501 50706 59265 50648 Noted Feb-62
CTN512 50706 59296 50648 Listed at 86A - May-70
C501 50706 59296 50648 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
50706 59296 50648 Transfer to CH - 2w/e 20/10/79
TS404 53706 59569 53648 Formation change - TS - Jan-86 - number never carried
507 53698 59285 53648 Noted 31st July 1986
507 53698 59285 53648 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
507 53698 59285 53648 Transfer to HA - 28/09/86

Modifications

3w/e 30/06/73 - Dual AWS fitted
circa Mar-85 - Refurbished

Images:

DMU

Date: 16th September 1979

Set number: C501

Swindon Works class 120/2 motor second W50648 of a Cross-Country triple DMU set in blue and grey livery, in the company of class 31/1 31210 at the Cardiff Canton DMU and carriage sheds on 16th September 1979. The class 120 is from the first batch built, which had round as opposed to oval buffers. The Brush type 2 entered BR traffic in July 1960 as D5634 and is now to be found on the heritage Dean Forest Railway. Gordon Edgar.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 26th September 1976

Set number: C501

Class 120 C501 (50706 + 59296 + 50648) and Class 119 B574 (51084 + 59415 + 51056) at Hereford. This was a shuttle to the Bulmers Railway Centre open day on 26th September 1976. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 26th September 1976

Set number: C501

Class 120 C501 (50706 + 59296 + 50648) and Class 119 B574 (51084 + 59415 + 51056) at Hereford. This was a shuttle to the Bulmers Railway Centre open day on 26th September 1976, and is waiting for the points to be clipped. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 26th September 1976

Set number: B574

Class 119 B574 (51056 + 59415 + 51084) and Class 120 C501 (50648 + 59296 + 50706) at Hereford. This was a shuttle to the Bulmers Railway Centre open day on 26th September 1976. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 26th September 1976

Set number: B574

Class 119 B574 (51056 + 59415 + 51084) and Class 120 C501 (50648 + 59296 + 50706) at Hereford. This was a shuttle to the Bulmers Railway Centre open day on 26th September 1976. Steve Davies Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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