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Vehicle 50672 / 53672


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)
Nov-81 Transferred to CH (Chester)
09/03/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
28/09/86 Transferred to HA (Haymarket)
Aug-87 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50672 - original number
53672 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CTN601 50722 50672 Listed at 86A - May-70
C601 50722 50672 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
C601 50722 50672 Noted 13th May 1978
53722 59523 53672 Listed at CH - circa Jan-86
520 53711 59281 53672 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
506 53708 59297 53672 Formation change - HA - September 1986
506 53708 59297 53672 Noted 11th December 1986
506 53708 59297 53672 Listed at HA - 23/03/87

Modifications

circa Jul-70 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 27th July 1979

Set number: C601

Swindon Cross-Country set C601 at Carmarthen on 27 July 1979. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: C601

2-car set C601 (presumably with 50672 leading) is seen at Hopton Heath, which has the station building fenced off from the platform as a private residence. Undated. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 4th April 1985

A Class 120/101/120 hybrid at Machynylleth with 53672 leading on the 4th April 1984. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 506

53672 leads 506 through Princes St. Gardens towards Edinburgh Waverley. Undated. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 506

Set 506 in Edinburgh Waverley. Undated. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 26th April 1987

Set number: 506

53672 + 59297 + 53708 seen at Thornton Yard on the 26th April 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 23rd May 1987

Set number: 506

Class 120 Swindon Cross-Country set 506 (53672 + 59297 + 53708) about to enter Edinburgh Waverley station with the 10:06 from Cowdenbeath - on the 23rd May 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 506

The Class 120 DMS from set 506 53672 awaits its fate at Glasgow Works. Behind the vehicle is one of the Newton Chambers car carriers used on the ECML. Circa 1988. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 506

A preservationist inspects the underside of 53672 at MC Metals for parts that could be used on the preserved Swindon unit, then at Brechin. Circa 1989. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 506

53672 at MC Metals about to be inspected for useable parts for the preserved Class 126 unit. Circa 1989. Andrew McConnell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 23rd May 1987

Set number: 506

Class 120 set 506 (53708 + 59297 + 53672) leaves Edinburgh Waverley station with the 11:03 Edinburgh - Cowdenbeath service on May 23, 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 13th December 1987

Set number: 506

On December 13, 1987 set 506 (53708 + 59297 + 53672) is seen stabled in Haymarket depot beside set 101302. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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