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Vehicle 50659 / 53659


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)
7w/e 14/06/69 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
2w/e 09/01/71 Transferred to 86A (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 13/12/80 Transferred to DY (Derby)
02/02/86 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
09/03/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Dec-86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Notes

29th January 1958 - New at Swindon Carriage Works.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50659 - original number
53659 - from 1984 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CDF508 50700 59262 50659 Listed at CDF - circa Sep-60
50700 59282 50659 Transfer to 86A - 2w/e 09/01/71
C504 50700 59282 50659 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
EP520 50711 59292 50659 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53711 59104 53659 Noted 20/07/85
spare 53659 Formation change - DY - Aug-85
53744 59524 53659 Formation change - DY - circa Sep-85
TS407 53744 59524 53659 New set number at TS - Jan-86 - number never carried.
522 53744 59524 53659 Noted 1st May 1986
522 53744 59524 53659 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
452 53461 59791 53659 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
452 53461 59791 53659 Noted 4th August 1986
spare 53659 Formation change - circa Oct-86

Modifications

03/07/73 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 1984

Set number: EP520

A 7-car formation seen at Sleaford in 1984. Apparently stabled in sidings, DMS(L) E53659 is seen at the end of a mixture of vehicles, including a Class 101 TS(L), Class 120 DMBC(L) and two Class 114s at the rear. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: circa 1986

Set number: EP520

A Class 120 Swindon Cross-Country set in Glasgow Central station, circa-1986. Still carrying set number EP520, this is presumed to be 53659. Andrew McConnell.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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