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Vehicle 50686 / 53686


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 04/10/58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
05/05/69 Withdrawn from 86A (Cardiff Canton)
08/11/69 Reinstated 86A (stored)
Jan-70 Reinstated 86A (Cardiff Canton)
20/06/82 Transferred to CH (Chester)
Jul-85 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
13/10/85 Transferred to CH (Chester)
Nov-86 Transferred to HA (Haymarket)
p/e 07/10/89 Sector Change to PZQZ
23/10/89 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50686 - original number
53686 - from Aug-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CTN605 50733 50686 Listed at 86A - May-70
C605 50733 50686 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
53732 59526 53686 Transfer to NH - Jul-85 - from CH
53732 59526 53686 Transfer to CH - 13/10/85
53732 59526 53686 Listed at CH - circa Jan-86
53732 59528 53686 Listed at Chester - Summer 1986
534 53732 59281 53686 Listed at HA - 23/03/87
534 53732 59303 53686 Formation change - 2w/e 14/11/87 - 59303 (ex-101302) replaced 59281 (W)
534 53732 59303 53686 Listed at HA - Jan-88
534 53732 59303 53686 Listed at HA - circa August 1988
534 53732 59116 53686 Listed at HA - 08/05/89
534 53732 59116 53686 Noted 16th August 1989

Modifications

Aug-72 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 1978

Set number: C605

A Central Wales line DMU arrives at Llandeilo 1978. John Law.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: C605

Cross Country set C605 is seen at Penybont Jct. Undated. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1987

Set number: 534

Class 120 set 534 (Sc53686 + 59281 + Sc53732) are amongst many other DMU vehicles stabled at Thornton on the 16th April 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 534

53686 sits at the stops at Glasgow Central in the late 1980s. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 534

A view of Swindon-Cross country set 534 at Stirling. Undated. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 12th May 1989

Set number: 534

120534 at Kilmarnock on 12-05-1989. This was not long before the introduction of class 156 'Sprinters' when just about any type of unit could be found on Strathclyde services. The class 120s were superior to most it has to be said. Pity none were preserved. Gordon Thomson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 534

Class 120 set 534 in Glasgow Central in the late 1980s. 53732 is closest, 53686 is the other power car, it has a Met-Camm centre car. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 2nd June 1989

Set number: 534

Class 120/101/120 set 534 (53732 + 59116 + 53686) arrives into Glasgow Central station on the 2nd June 1989. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1989

Set number: 534

ScotRail set 534 (53732 + 59116 + 53686) departs from Edinburgh Waverley on the 12:15 to Cardenden. Graeme Phillips.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1989

Set number: 534

53732 sits at the head of Haymarket set 534 (with 59116 + 53686) awaiting departure at Edinburgh Waverley with the 12:15 to Cardenden, 16/8/89. Graeme Phillips.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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