Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30334
|4w/e 22/02/58||New to||CDF (Cardiff Canton)|
|4w/e 31/05/69||Transferred to||16C (Derby Etches Park)|
|p/e 19/05/79||Transferred to||CH (Chester)|
|p/e 10/07/83||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|11/05/86||Withdrawn from||NH (Newton Heath)|
|Jun-86||Reinstated||NH (Newton Heath)|
|Jun-86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|3w/e 21/12/86||Withdrawn from||AY (Ayr)|
29th January 1958 - New at Swindon Carriage Works.
50655 - original number
53655 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|CDF504||50713||59259||50655||Noted circa Oct-59|
|50697||59263||50655||Transfer to CH - p/e 19/05/79|
|53697||59263||53655||Listed at NH - circa Jan-86|
|350||51182||59807||53655||Formed at AY Jul-86|
|350||51182||59807||53655||Noted 31st July 1986|
|350||51182||59807||53655||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
Set 350 has a handpainted number, seen on arrival at Ayr circa 1986. This is presumed to be 53655, with 59807 behind. Andrew McConnell.
53697 + 59263 + 53655 + 51586 + 59532 + 51577 at Blackpool North with the 11:20 to Manchester on 19/5/85. Hamish Stevenson.
With three different types of first generation dmu's in view, a Newton Heath allocated Swindon Cross-Country class 120 dmu set comprising of cars M53696 + M59263 + M53655, waits to leave Manchester Victoria's platform 14 with a Blackpool North service, 9th November 1985. This view has totally changed beyond recognition, all the platforms are now straight with a 21,000 seat arena built on top of them. Andrew J Crowther.