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Vehicle 50664 / 53664


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 22/03/58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
20/06/82 Transferred to CH (Chester)
10/06/84 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath) - official date, had been at NH since circa Sep-82
11/05/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)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3w/e 21/12/86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50664 - original number
53664 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CTN600 50702 50664 Listed at 86A - May-70
C600 50702 50664 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
51580 59586 53664 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86
349 51176 59793 53664 Formed at AY circa Jul-86
349 51176 59793 53664 Noted 31st July 1986
349 51176 59793 53664 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
spare 53664 Formation change - circa Oct-86
522 53744 59558 53664 Noted 11/10/86 - 522 brake end, 349 other
349 53744 59558 53664 Noted 11/10/86 - 522 brake end, 349 other

Modifications

p/e 11/03/72 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 1976

Set number: C600

Class 120 set C600 (presumably led by 50664) seen at Llanwrtyd Wells from a passing train (a railtour?) in 1976. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: C600

C600 (presumably led by 50664) is amongst this variety of vehicles seen at Llandrindod Wells. Undated. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 349

With a handpainted set number (349) and Bangor just showing on the blinds, this 120 departs on the back of the set from Johnstone. The centre car is a Strathclyde liveried 107, and the leading car is a blue / grey 101. Also of note is one of the large side lights is missing about half way along the 120 car. The vehicle numbers should be 53664 + 59793 + 51176. Andrew McConnell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1986

Class 120 vehicles 53673 and 53664 (set 349) at the stops in Glasgow Central station circa 1986. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 11th October 1986

Set number: 522

Labeled set 522 at this end, set 349 at the other, 53744 + 59558 + 53664 are seen near Curriehill with the 11:32 Glasgow Central - Edinburgh on the 11th October 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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