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Vehicle 50732 / 53732


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

4w/e 29/11/58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
by Jun-62 Transferred to BMJ (Bristol Marsh Junction)
30/07/62 Transferred to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 22/10/77 Transferred to CH (Chester)
Nov-81 Withdrawn from CH (Chester)
p/e 04/09/82 Reinstated CW (Cricklewood)
Jul-85 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
13/10/85 Transferred to CH (Chester)
Nov-86 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23/10/89 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket)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:

50732 - original number
53732 - from Aug-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CTN533 50732 59279 50694 Listed at 86A - May-70
53732 59526 53686 Transfer to NH - Jul-85 - from CH
53732 59526 53686 Transfer to CH - 13/10/85
53732 59526 53686 Listed at CH - circa Jan-86
53732 59528 53686 Listed at Chester - Summer 1986
534 53732 59281 53686 Listed at HA - 23/03/87
534 53732 59303 53686 Formation change - 2w/e 14/11/87 - 59303 (ex-101302) replaced 59281 (W)
534 53732 59303 53686 Listed at HA - Jan-88
534 53732 59116 53215 Formation change - circa Mar-88
534 53732 59303 53686 Listed at HA - circa August 1988
534 53732 59116 53686 Listed at HA - 08/05/89
534 53732 59116 53686 Noted 16th August 1989

Modifications

5w/e 10/06/72 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 14/05/77 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: 26th November 1983

A Class 120 makes an unusual sight in St Pancras on the 26th November 1983. 53732 is closest, and with 'Special' showing on the destination blind this is probably a railtour. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 534

Class 120 set 534 in Glasgow Central in the late 1980s. 53732 is closest, 53686 is the other power car, it has a Met-Camm centre car. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 534

53732 faces a Class 303 EMU at Glasgow Central in the late 1980s. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 21st November 1988

Set number: 534

Set 534, a 120/101/120 hybrid, passes Haymarket depot towards Edinburgh with a service from Fife on November 21, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 3rd May 1989

Set number: 534

Set 534 (a 120/101/120 hybrid) arrives into Glasgow Central on May 3rd, 1989. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 12th May 1989

Set number: 534

120534 about to depart Kilmarnock for Glasgow Central on May 12th, 1989. This was not long before the introduction of class 156 'Sprinters' when just about any type of unit could be found on Strathclyde services. The class 120s were superior to most it has to be said. Pity none were preserved. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 2nd June 1989

Set number: 534

Class 120/101/120 set 534 (53732 + 59116 + 53686) arrives into Glasgow Central station on the 2nd June 1989. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1989

Set number: 534

ScotRail set 534 (53732 + 59116 + 53686) departs from Edinburgh Waverley on the 12:15 to Cardenden. Graeme Phillips.

DMU

Date: 16th August 1989

Set number: 534

53732 sits at the head of Haymarket set 534 (with 59116 + 53686) awaiting departure at Edinburgh Waverley with the 12:15 to Cardenden, 16/8/89. Graeme Phillips.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th April 1987

Set number: 534

Class 120 set 534 (Sc53686 + 59281 + Sc53732) are amongst many other DMU vehicles stabled at Thornton on the 16th April 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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