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Vehicle 50666 / 53666


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

May-58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
7w/e 14/06/69 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
4w/e 14/03/70 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
May-70 Transferred to 86A (Cardiff Canton)
20/06/82 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
Oct-85 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Apr-86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Notes

4th May 1958 - new at Swindon Works

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50666 - original number
53666 - from Jun-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50717 59273 50666 Noted 11th June 1958 - Bristol P Way outing
CFD513 50707 59273 50666 Noted Feb-62
LA510 50712 50666 56289 Transfer to 84A - 4w/e 14/03/70 - unusual formation!
C612 50712 59286 50666 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
53712 59286 53666 Noted circa Mar-84

Modifications

May-71 - Headlamp fitted
3w/e 06/11/71 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 22nd August 1978

Set number: C612

Class 120 Swindon Cross-Country set C612 in Swansea station on the 22nd August 1978. Peter Heppenstall.

DMU

Date: March 1984

Class 120 DMSL M53666 prepares to leave Manchester Victoria's platform 13 at the rear of a service to Blackpool North, circa March 1984. At the front of this 3-car set was M53712 followed by centre car M59286. S Gaskell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 19th June 1983

Swindon Works 3-car Cross Country Class 120 vehicles M53712, M59286 and M53666 at Blackpool North Carriage Sidings, 19-06-83. Vincent Haworth.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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