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Vehicle 50651 / 53651


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 25/01/58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
by Oct-60 Transferred to TYS (Tyseley)
3w/e 01/02/64 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
Jun-64 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
Feb-65 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
02/02/86 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
09/03/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Feb-87 Stored U. FY (Falkland Yard)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50651 - original number
53651 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


TYS501 50701 59290 50651 Listed at TYS - circa Oct-60
BL501 50697 59290 50651 Noted circa Nov-67 - in plain blue with yellow panel ends
EP519 50736 59290 50651 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53736 59124 53651 Noted 20/07/85
TS409 53736 59124 53651 New set number at TS - Jan-86 - number never carried
529 53736 59124 53651 New set number at AY - May-86
529 53736 59124 53651 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
529 53736 59124 53651 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
53736 59124 53651 Noted 6th September 1986
53736 59124 53651 Noted 16th October 1986
53736 59124 53651 Noted 19th November 1986

Images:

DMU

Date: 9th June 1979

M50651 at Derby on the 9th June 1979. M59257 is behind. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 1986

53651 emerges from the short tunnel that takes it from Princes Street Gardens into Edinburgh Waverley. The Met-Camm centre car is presumably 59124. Taken in 1986. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 7th June 1986

Class 120 DMBS 53651 leads a mixed 3 car unit (presumably 59124 + 53736) past North Woodhill farm on the outskirts of Kilmarnock with a midday service from Glasgow Central. 7th June 1986. It still carries the EP from it's former DY set number, the adhesive marks show it was set 519. Bruce Galloway.

DMU

Date: 23rd August 1986

The Branch Line Society "The Clyde Forth" tour at South Leith on 23 August 1986. It is formed 53651 / 59124 / 53736 + 53673 / 59374 / 53090, the train running about an hour late at this time. Alan Rintoul.

DMU

Date: 24th January 1988

Class 120 DMS 53651 in Snailwell on January 24, 1988. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 9th June 1979

Class 120 Swindon Cross-Country centre car M59257 seen at Derby on the 9th June 1979. The power car on the right is M50651. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 529

Hybrid Class 120/101 set 529 formed 53736 + 59124 + 53651 arrives into Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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