Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30335
|Aug-58||New to||CDF (Cardiff Canton)|
|Nov-64||Transferred to||82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)|
|3w/e 02/05/70||Transferred to||86A (Cardiff Canton)|
|Jan-82||Transferred to||CH (Chester)|
|09/03/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|p/e 23/11/86||Withdrawn from||AY (Ayr)|
50724 - original number
53724 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50724||59284||50673||Noted 23rd May 1966|
|506||50724||59284||50673||Noted Nov-68 - now in blue/grey|
|CTN603||50724||50673||Listed at 86A - May-70|
|C603||50724||50673||Listed at CF - 31st December 1977|
|C603||50724||50673||Noted 13th May 1978|
|53724||59530||53673||Listed at CH - circa Jan-86|
|525||53724||Listed at Ayr - circa April 1986|
|525||53724||59786||53670||Noted 5th June 1986|
|53724||59786||53687||Noted 3rd July 1986|
|525||53724||59786||53687||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|53724||59786||53687||Noted 4th August 1986|
|53724||59786||53687||Noted 6th September 1986|
|53724||59789||53687||Noted 22nd September 1986|
|53724||59789||53687||Noted 25th September 1986|
p/e 09/06/73 - Dual AWS fitted
On the left is a Class 101 DMU in BR Refurbished DMU white + blue livery, bound for Pwllheli; on the right is a Class 120 DMU in BR blue + grey livery bound for Swansea... it carries an extra headlight for use on the Central Wales line. Taken at Shrewsbury on 23/7/79. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Set 525 departing from Glasgow Central in 1986 - a typical hybrid unit of the time comprising a mix of Swindon Cross Country Class 120 power cars and a Derby Heavyweight 107 centre car (probably 59786). Andrew McConnell.
A Swindon Cross-Country Class 120 (with 107 centre car 59786) departs from Glasgow Central station in April 1986 heading for Ayr. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Swindon Cross-Country set 525 makes a smoky departure from Glasgow Central, circa September 1986. Andrew McConnell.
ScotRail hybrid d.m.u. (53724 (120) on the rear + 59303 (101) + 51240 (101)) departs Ayr with the 11.00 Ayr to Girvan train, 22-11-1986. A classic smoky DMU departure, not long before Class 156 Sprinters took over. Gordon Thomson.
Swindon Cross-Country sets at Carmarthen circa 1974. Two-car C603 (presumably 50673 + 50724) leads a three-car, with another three-car on the left. John Law.
A Class 120 hybrid set with a Class 101 centre car (M53673 + M59530 + M53724) entering Shrewsbury on the 21st April 1985. It's working the 15:00 from Wolverhampton. Hamish Stevenson.