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Vehicle 50736 / 53736


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 BL (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
by Oct-60 Transferred to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
02/02/86 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
09/03/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
19/03/87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50736 - original number
53736 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50736 59272 50684 Noted 02/01/71
EP519 50736 59290 50651 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53736 59124 53651 Noted 20/07/85
TS409 53736 59124 53651 New set number at TS - Jan-86 - number never carried
529 53736 59124 53651 New set number at AY - May-86
529 53736 59124 53651 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
529 53736 59124 53651 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
53736 59124 53651 Noted 6th September 1986
53736 59124 53651 Noted 16th October 1986
53736 59124 53651 Noted 19th November 1986

Images:

DMU

Date: 14th July 1984

Set number: EP519

50736 leads EP519 past Peartree with a 101 center car on 14/7/84. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 28th July 1984

Set number: EP519

EP519 - with a Met-Camm centre car - works the 11:56 Derby to Crewe through Peartree on 28/7/84. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 529

Swindon Cross-Country Class 120 M53736 on the rear or a hybrid set (centre car is 59124) arriving into Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 529

Hybrid Class 120/101 set 529 formed 53736 + 59124 + 53651 arrives into Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 7th June 1986

Class 120 DMBS 53651 leads a mixed 3 car unit (presumably 59124 + 53736) past North Woodhill farm on the outskirts of Kilmarnock with a midday service from Glasgow Central. 7th June 1986. It still carries the EP from it's former DY set number, the adhesive marks show it was set 519. Bruce Galloway.

DMU

Date: 23rd August 1986

The Branch Line Society "The Clyde Forth" tour at South Leith on 23 August 1986. It is formed 53651 / 59124 / 53736 + 53673 / 59374 / 53090, the train running about an hour late at this time. Alan Rintoul.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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