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Vehicle 50673 / 53673


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-64 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
3w/e 02/05/70 Transferred to 86A (Cardiff Canton)
Jan-82 Transferred to CH (Chester)
09/03/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Dec-86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50673 - original number
53673 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50724 59284 50673 Noted 23rd May 1966
506 50724 59284 50673 Noted Nov-68 - now in blue/grey
CTN603 50724 50673 Listed at 86A - May-70
C603 50724 50673 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
C603 50724 50673 Noted 13th May 1978
53724 59530 53673 Noted 21/04/85
53724 59530 53673 Listed at CH - circa Jan-86
53090 59374 53673 Noted 5th June 1986
385 53090 59374 53673 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
104455 53598 59796 53673 Formed at AY circa Oct-86

Modifications

p/e 09/06/73 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 21st April 1985

A Class 120 hybrid set with a Class 101 centre car (M53673 + M59530 + M53724) entering Shrewsbury on the 21st April 1985. It's working the 15:00 from Wolverhampton. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 1986

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


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1978

Set number: C605

Crossing Cross-Countries. Class 120 sets C605 (presumably 50733 closest) and C603 (presumably 50673 closest) pass at Llandeilo in 1978. John Law.

DMU

Date: 23rd August 1986

The Branch Line Society "The Clyde Forth" tour at South Leith on 23 August 1986. It is formed 53651 / 59124 / 53736 + 53673 / 59374 / 53090, the train running about an hour late at this time. Alan Rintoul.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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