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Vehicle 50706 / 53706


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

Nov-57 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
2w/e 20/10/79 Transferred to CH (Chester)
May-85 Transferred to DY (Derby)
02/02/86 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
09/03/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
28/09/86 Transferred to HA (Haymarket)
Dec-86 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket)

Notes

29th January 1958 - New at Swindon Carriage Works.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50706 - original number
53706 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50706 50707 Noted 29th January 1958 - On trial
CDF501 50706 59265 50648 Noted Feb-62
CTN512 50706 59296 50648 Listed at 86A - May-70
C501 50706 59296 50648 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
50706 59296 50648 Transfer to CH - 2w/e 20/10/79
TS404 53706 59569 53648 Formation change - TS - Jan-86 - number never carried
617 53706 59558 53185 Formed at AY circa Jun-86
53706 59558 53185 Noted 8th July 1986
617 53706 59558 53185 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
522 53706 59558 53744 Formation change - p/e 17/09/86 - 2 brake vehicles
617 53706 59681 Formation change - HA - circa Oct-86
617 53706 59681 53652 Formation change - circa Nov-86 - 53652 added

Modifications

3w/e 30/06/73 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 26th September 1976

Set number: C501

Class 120 C501 (50706 + 59296 + 50648) and Class 119 B574 (51084 + 59415 + 51056) at Hereford. This was a shuttle to the Bulmers Railway Centre open day on 26th September 1976. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 26th September 1976

Set number: C501

Class 120 C501 (50706 + 59296 + 50648) and Class 119 B574 (51084 + 59415 + 51056) at Hereford. This was a shuttle to the Bulmers Railway Centre open day on 26th September 1976, and is waiting for the points to be clipped. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 15th November 1986

Set number: 617

53706 + 59281 + 53652 at Falkirk Grahamston, having arrived with the 12:08 from Glasgow Queen Street on the 15th November 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 13th December 1986

Set number: 617

Two 3-car Class 120s in Haymarket depot, the closest being set 617 (M53706 + M59580 + M53652), along with Met-Camm and suburban sets. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 26th September 1976

Set number: B574

Class 119 B574 (51056 + 59415 + 51084) and Class 120 C501 (50648 + 59296 + 50706) at Hereford. This was a shuttle to the Bulmers Railway Centre open day on 26th September 1976. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 26th September 1976

Set number: B574

Class 119 B574 (51056 + 59415 + 51084) and Class 120 C501 (50648 + 59296 + 50706) at Hereford. This was a shuttle to the Bulmers Railway Centre open day on 26th September 1976. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 23rd August 1986

Set number: 522

With two brake vehicles in the formation, set 522 (53744 + 59558 + 53706) leaves Haymarket with the 16:24 Edinburgh - Glasgow Central service on August 23, 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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