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Vehicle 50715 / 53715


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

Mar-58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
7w/e 14/06/69 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
2w/e 31/10/71 Transferred to 86A (Cardiff Canton)
3w/e 30/04/72 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
5w/e 02/02/74 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 13/12/80 Transferred to DY (Derby)
Jan-86 Withdrawn from DY (Derby)
Mar-86 Reinstated DY (Derby)
09/03/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Jun-86 Stored AY (Ayr)
28/09/86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Notes

29th January 1958 - New at Swindon Carriage Works.

4th May 1958 - new at Swindon Works

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50715 - original number
53715 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


C506 50715 59588 50665 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
EP505 50715 59264 50680 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
spare 53715 Formation change - DY - Aug-85
53715 59102 53670 Formation change - DY - circa Sep-85
53715 59102 53670 Listed at CH - circa Jan-86
53715 59102 53670 Transfer to AY - Mar-86 - from DY

Modifications

circa Jul-70 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 14/05/77 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: 1978

Set number: C506

Swindon Cross-Country set C506 in Bristol station in 1978. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 27th September 1986

Withdrawn class 27s (004, 017, 012, and 010) await scrapping Ayr Falkland Yard 27-09-1986, as well as numerous DMU cars - class 120 DMBC 53715 is nearest, there are also many 107s. Gordon Thomson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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