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Vehicle 50720 / 53720


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

Jun-58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
Jul-58 On loan to 62B (Dundee)
Aug-58 Ex-loan back to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
May-65 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
5w/e 07/06/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
02/02/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Jun-86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50720 - original number
53720 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50720 59283 50676 Transfer to 62B - Jul-58 - on loan
50720 59283 50676 Transfer to CDF - Aug-58 - ex-loan
EP521 50720 59267 50677 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53720 59285 53677 Listed at AY - Feb-86
53720 59285 53677 Noted 24/02/86
516 53720 59285 53677 New set number at AY - Feb-86

Modifications

circa Dec-72 - WR AWS removed
Feb-76 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 28th August 1982

Set number: EP521

A Swindon 'Cross-Country' class 120 unit (Etches Park, Derby allocated unit No.EP521 M50720 - M59267 - M50677) living up to its name forming, along with a 3-car class 101 Metro-Cammell unit, a Summer Saturday extra to Yarmouth on 28th August 1982. Seen at Brandon. Gordon Edgar.

DMU

Date: 18th May 1985

53720 and 59535 on Ely west curve on a summer Saturday empty stock working, 18.05.85. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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