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Vehicle 50656 / 53656


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

Feb-58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
by Oct-60 Transferred to TYS (Tyseley)
30/07/62 Transferred to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
5w/e 07/06/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
02/02/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Jul-86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Notes

29th January 1958 - New at Swindon Carriage Works.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50656 - original number
53656 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


TYS505 50704 59258 50656 Listed at TS - circa Oct-60
EP494 50704 59258 50656 Noted circa Jun-69
50730 59283 50656 Noted 01/06/79
EP516 50730 59283 50656 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53743 53656 Listed at AY - circa Jan-86

Images:

DMU

Date: 28th July 1973

A Derby based Swindon Cross-Country set is an unusual site at Grosmont on Saturday 28th July 1973. The NYMR's AC Cars railbus can be seen in the headshunt. Stuart Mackay Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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