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Vehicle 50653 / 53653


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

Jan-58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
p/e 02/01/81 Transferred to DY (Derby)
02/02/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Dec-86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50653 - original number
53653 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CTN503 50707 59268 50653 Listed at 86A - May-70
503 50707 59268 50653 Noted 02/11/72
C502 50707 59268 50653 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
EP528 50717 59289 50653 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53717 53653 Listed at AY - circa Jan-86
528 53722 59289 53653 Formation change - AY - Mar-86
528 53722 59289 53653 Noted 1st May 1986
528 53722 59289 53653 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
528 53722 59289 53653 Noted 3rd July 1986
51781 59682 53653 Noted 31st July 1986
615 51781 59682 53653 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
521 53730 59127 53653 Formation change - circa Sep-86 - 53653 (ex-120528) replaced 53650 (to 120528)
101354 53210 59797 53653 Formation change - circa Dec-86 - 53653 replaced 51583

Modifications

Sep-71 - Dual AWS fitted - DELETE THIS ENTRY!
w/e 16/10/71 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 26th February 1977

Set number: C502

A Class 120 Swindon-Cross Country DMU arrives into Cardiff Central from West Wales 26/2/77. At the front of set C502 is DMS(L) W50653, the orange curtains fitted throughout second class can be clearly seen. Stephen Burdett.

DMU

Date: 1st May 1985

A Class 120 set in Lincoln St Marks on the 1st May 1985 with 53653 closest. Chris Lings.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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