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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

4w/e 25/01/58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
p/e 01/02/81 Transferred to DY (Derby)
02/02/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
3w/e 21/12/86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)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
50707 59268 50653 Transfer to DY - Feb-81
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
53722 59289 53653 Noted 2nd April 1986
528 53722 59289 53653 Noted 1st May 1986
528 53722 59289 53653 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
53722 59289 53653 Noted 19th June 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

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.

DMU

Date: 1986

A Swindon-built Cross-Country Class 120 unit seen in Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. Driving Motor Second M53653 is closest. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 1986

M53653 is seen in Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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