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)|
|Sep-65||Transferred to||82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)|
|2w/e 31/10/71||Transferred to||86A (Cardiff Canton)|
|w/e 13/12/80||Transferred to||DY (Derby)|
|19/01/86||Transferred to||CH (Chester)|
|07/09/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|Mar-87||Transferred to||HA (Haymarket)|
|p/e 07/10/89||Sector Change to||PZQZ|
|23/10/89||Withdrawn from||HA (Haymarket)|
29th January 1958 - New at Swindon Carriage Works.
17th January 1990 - Seen at Haymarket depot
8th March 1990 - Seen at Haymarket depot
50658 - original number
53658 - from May-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50657||59259||50658||Noted 29th January 1958 - On trial|
|50711||59261||50658||Transfer to 82A - Sep-65|
|BL502||50711||59261||50658||Noted circa Sep-67 - in blue /grey|
|C503||50711||59581||50658||Listed at CF - 31st December 1977|
|EP507||50699||59260||50658||Listed at DY - circa Jun-82|
|53699||59306||53658||Listed at CH - circa Jan-86|
|53699||53658||Listed at Chester - Summer 1986|
|532||53699||59571||53658||Listed at HA - 23/03/87|
|532||53699||59571||53658||Listed at HA - Jan-88|
|532||53699||59571||53658||Noted 16th July 1988|
|532||53699||59571||53658||Noted 23rd July 1988|
|532||53699||59571||53658||Listed at HA - circa August 1988|
|53699||59571||53658||Noted 13th April 1989|
|532||53699||59571||53658||Listed at HA - 08/05/89|
p/e 28/10/72 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 25/06/77 - WR AWS removed
53658 leads a 3 car "Cross Country" set at Lowdham on a Lincoln to Crewe service. Taken on August 27, 1985 Mike Dean.
Set 532 (53658 + 59571 + 53699) is a 120/111 hybrid when seen at Cambuslang with a Glasgow Central - Shotts - Edinburgh run. Undated. Andrew McConnell.
Swindon Cross-Country / Met-Camm hybrid set 532 (53658 + presumably 59571 + 53699) passing through Princes Street Gardens in 1987. S Saunders.
Swindon Cross-Country 53658 and Met-Camm 101307 (presumably 51231) at Edinburgh Waverley in 1987. S Saunders.
Class 120 set 532 (with a Met-Camm centre car) is seen at Glasgow Queen St. The DMS (presumed to be 53658) is displaying both a white & red marker light! Circa 1987. Andrew McConnell.
120 532 (presumably 53658 + 59571 + 53699) passes through Princes Street Gardens on its way into Edinburgh Waverley in 1988. Andrew McConnell.
Hybrid 120/101/120 Set 532 (presumably 53658 + 59571 + 53699) arrives into Lenzie station in November 1988 on its way to Glasgow Queen Street. Gordon Thomson.
Class 120 hybrid set 532 (53658 + 59571 + 53699) at Belshill on a Glasgow Central - Shotts - Edinburgh run. Undated. The leading vehicle appears have a side window boarded over. Andrew McConnell.
120/111 hybrid set 532 (53658 + 59571 + 53699) seen at Falkirk Grahamston. Undated, but the boarded up passenger window suggests it was it's final months in traffic. John Stewart.
53658, 59571 and 53699 leave Glasgow Central with a Barrhead service. Class 120 and 101 mixture. 05.06.89. Surface Stock.
53658 and 53699 sit in Haymarket depot after withdrawal. Both had formed set 532 with Class 111 TC 59571, all three were withdrawn in October 1989. Andrew McConnell.
The stripped out interior of 53658 after withdrawal. Seats and partitions have been removed when seen at Haymarket circa November 1989. Andrew McConnell.
The stripped out interior of 53658 after withdrawal. Seats and partitions have been removed when seen at Haymarket circa November 1989, and it had been used as a store for seats from later units. Andrew McConnell.
53658 (and to its right 53699) at HA after withdrawal. Circa 11/89. Andrew McConnell.
The DMU line-up at the buffers in Edinburgh Waverley on this day in 1987 comprised Met-Camm 101307 (presumably 53189), Swindon 532 (53658) and a Class 107. S Saunders.
A 1987 DMU line-up in Edinburgh Waverley: Met-Camm 101307 (presumably 53189); Swindon 532 (53658); and a Class 107. S Saunders.
120 532 (presumably 53699 + 59571 + 53658) at Dunblane in August 1988. Andrew McConnell.
Set 532 (53699 + 59571 + 53658) is seen as part of a formation working the 17:03 Edinburgh - Cardenden on August 24, 1988 passing through Princes Street Gardens. Hamish Stevenson.
Set 532 (53699 + 59571 + 53658 - a 120/111 hybrid) departs from Belshill, undated. Andrew McConnell.
53699 (and to its left 53658) at HA after withdrawal, circa November 1989. Andrew McConnell.
53699 and 53658 at Haymarket depot circa November 1989, shortly after withdrawal. Andrew McConnell.