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Vehicle 50733 / 53733


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)
05/05/69 Withdrawn from 86A (Cardiff Canton)
08/11/69 Stored 86A (Cardiff Canton)
Jan-70 Reinstated 86A (Cardiff Canton)
20/06/82 Transferred to CH (Chester)
10/06/84 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
07/09/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Mar-87 Transferred to HA (Haymarket)
Oct-87 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Dec-87 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23/10/89 Withdrawn from HA (Haymarket)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:

50733 - original number
53733 - from 1985 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CTN605 50733 50686 Listed at 86A - May-70
C605 50733 50686 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
53733 59107 51586 Formation change - NH - Jan-86
53733 59107 51586 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86
Spare 53733 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
535 53733 59289 53654 Listed at HA - 23/03/87
535 53733 59262 53654 Formation change - circa Jul-87 - 59262 (ex-120533) replaced 59289 (to 120533)
535 53733 59065 53215 Listed at HA - Jan-88
535 53733 59065 53215 Listed at HA - circa Aug-88
535 53733 59065 53164 Noted 22/10/88
535 53733 59809 53933 Listed at HA - 08/05/89

Modifications

p/e 09/09/72 - Dual AWS fitted
circa Mar-85 - Refurbished

Images:

DMU

Date: 1978

Set number: C605

Crossing Cross-Countries. Class 120 sets C605 (presumably 50733 closest) and C603 (presumably 50673 closest) pass at Llandeilo in 1978. John Law.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: C605

C605 At Cilmeri, date not known. David Rowe.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 535

53733 (535) sits next to 150284 in Edinburgh Waverley in the late 1980s. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 535

Set 535 (53733 and presumably 59065 + 53215) in Edinburgh Waverley in the late 1980s. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 23rd November 1987

Set number: 535

120535 calls at Dunlop with the 12.45 Kilmarnock - Glasgow Central train on 23-11-1987. I've recorded the cars as 53733, 59262, 53654. The old goods shed & yard have been taken over by a builders yard, later to become housing. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: 535

Set 535 appears to be formed from a Class 120 DMBC and two Class 101 vehicles (presumably 53733 + 59065 + 53215) when seen at Stirling on an unknown date. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 25th July 1988

Set number: 535

Class 120 Sc53733 arrives at Glasgow Central on the 25th July 1988. Kevin Law.

DMU

Date: 22nd October 1988

Set number: 535

Set 535 comprises 53733 + 59065 + E53164 when seen stabled at Dundee on October 22, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 23rd November 1987

Set number: 535

120535 departs from Dunlop with the 12.45 Kilmarnock - Glasgow Central train on 23-11-1987. I recorded the cars as 53654, 59262, 53733. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 22nd October 1988

Set number: 535

In Dundee station on October 22, 1988, set 535 is on the left, formed E53164 + 59065 + 53733, with the 17:16 to Perth. On the right is the 17:15 to Montrose, formed of 107749 (presumably 52034 + 59807 + 52010). Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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