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Vehicle 50741 / 53741


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

Dec-58 New to BL (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
by Jun-62 Transferred to TYS (Tyseley)
3w/e 01/02/64 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
Jun-64 On loan to 81D (Reading)
Jul-64 Ex-loan back to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
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)
3w/e 21/12/86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Notes

07/09/86 - 53650, 53652, 53730, 53741 due be transferred AY to CH 07/09/86, then cancelled.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50741 - original number
53741 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50741 59280 50688 Noted circa Aug-67 - in plain blue livery
EP480 50741 59280 50688 Noted circa Jun-69
EP513 50741 59276 50652 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53741 59063 53652 Formation change - DY - Aug-85
53741 59063 53652 Noted 21st September 1985
TS405 53741 59063 53652 New set number at TS - Jan-86 - number never carried
518 53741 59063 53652 New set number at AY - Mar-86
518 53741 59063 53652 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
518 53741 59063 53647 Noted 5th June 1986
518 53741 59063 53647 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
spare 53741 Formation change - circa Oct-86

Images:

DMU

Date: 21st July 1980

A Class 120 set, with 50741 nearest the camera, heads into the tunnel at Cromford on 21/7/80. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 16th June 1981

A Class 120 Swindon Cross-Country set with 50741 leading passes Stenson Junction on the 16th June 1981. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 518

Set 518 enters Ayr station in 1986. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 518

53741 at Glasgow Central in 1986. Along with M59063 it was part of set 518. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 518

Set 518 at Paisley Gilmour Street in 1986. The front two vehicles were Class 120 53741 and Class 101 59063. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 518

A Class 120 / 101 hybrid at Kilwinning in 1986. The front two vehicles are 53741 and 59063. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 518

A busy scene at Girvan in 1986. Set 518 was a hybrid, two Class 120 power cars and a Class 101 centre car, the front two vehicles are 53741 and 59063. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 1986

Set number: 518

Hybrid set 518 at Girvan in 1986. The front two vehicles are 53741 and 59063. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 9th August 1986

Set number: 518

Set 518 - a Class 120 / 101 hybrid - at Girvan, 09/08/1986. 53741 and 59063 are visible. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 24th January 1988

Set number: 518

53741 is one of several Class 120 vehicles seen at Snailwell on the 24th January 1988. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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