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Vehicle 50699 / 53699


Class 120

BR Diagram 587

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: 30335
Diagram: 587

Allocations

Oct-57 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 13/12/80 Transferred to DY (Derby)
19/01/86 Transferred to CH (Chester)
p/e 17/09/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Mar-87 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23/10/89 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket)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:

50699 - original number
53699 - from May-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CDF510 50699 59260 50662 Listed at CDF - circa Sep-60
50699 50693 Noted Summer 1966
CTN524 50699 59260 50662 Listed at 86A - May-70
524 50699 59260 50662 Noted 02/11/72
C611 50699 59260 50662 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
EP507 50699 59260 50658 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53699 59306 53658 Listed at CH - circa Jan-86
53699 53658 Listed at Chester - Summer 1986
532 53699 59571 53658 Listed at HA - 23/03/87
532 53699 59571 53658 Listed at HA - Jan-88
532 53699 59571 53658 Listed at HA - circa August 1988
532 53699 59571 53658 Listed at HA - 08/05/89
532 53699 59571 53658 Noted 30/09/89

Modifications

p/e 31/03/73 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: August 1988

Set number: 532

120 532 (presumably 53699 + 59571 + 53658) at Dunblane in August 1988. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 24th August 1988

Set number: 532

Set 532 (53699 + 59571 + 53658) is seen as part of a formation working the 17:03 Edinburgh - Cardenden on August 24, 1988 passing through Princes Street Gardens. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 532

Set 532 (53699 + 59571 + 53658 - a 120/111 hybrid) departs from Belshill, undated. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: circa November 1989

Set number: 532

53699 (and to its left 53658) at HA after withdrawal, circa November 1989. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: circa November 1989

Set number: 532

53699 and 53658 at Haymarket depot circa November 1989, shortly after withdrawal. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: circa November 1989

Set number: 532

The former first class saloon of 53699, seen at HA circa November 1989, shortly after withdrawal. Andrew McConnell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 532

Set 532 (53658 + 59571 + 53699) is a 120/111 hybrid when seen at Cambuslang with a Glasgow Central - Shotts - Edinburgh run. Undated. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 1988

Set number: 532

120 532 (presumably 53658 + 59571 + 53699) passes through Princes Street Gardens on its way into Edinburgh Waverley in 1988. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 532

Class 120 hybrid set 532 (53658 + 59571 + 53699) at Belshill on a Glasgow Central - Shotts - Edinburgh run. Undated. The leading vehicle appears have a side window boarded over. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 532

120/111 hybrid set 532 (53658 + 59571 + 53699) seen at Falkirk Grahamston. Undated, but the boarded up passenger window suggests it was it's final months in traffic. John Stewart.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1989

Set number: 532

53658, 59571 and 53699 leave Glasgow Central with a Barrhead service. Class 120 and 101 mixture. 05.06.89. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: circa November 1989

Set number: 532

53658 and 53699 sit in Haymarket depot after withdrawal. Both had formed set 532 with Class 111 TC 59571, all three were withdrawn in October 1989. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: circa November 1989

Set number: 532

53658 (and to its right 53699) at HA after withdrawal. Circa 11/89. Andrew McConnell.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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