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Vehicle 50742 / 53742


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)
30/07/62 Transferred to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
02/02/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
28/09/86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr) - remained in traffic till Dec. W again 3w/e 21/12/86.

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50742 - original number
53742 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CDF509 50742 59276 50689 Noted Aug-67 - in plain blue livery
EP482 50742 59276 50689 Noted circa Jun-69 - ex-CTN509
EP517 50742 59268 50654 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53742 59268 53647 Formation change - DY - Aug-85
spare 53742 Formation change - DY - circa Sep-85
53742 59268 53693 Listed at AY - circa Jan-86
517 53742 59268 53693 Noted 1st February 1986
517 53742 59268 53654 Formation change - AY - circa Feb-86
53742 59268 53693 Noted 25/02/86
517 53742 59571 53654 Noted 8th July 1986
517 53742 53654 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
369 51186 53742 Formation change - p/e 17/09/86 - two brake vans
517 53722 59682 53742 Formation change - p/e 17/09/86 - two brake vans

Images:

DMU

Date: 25th September 1986

Set number: EP517

A class 120 dmu departs Troon with an Ayr - Glasgow Central train on 25-09-1986, 3 days before the end of diesel services. The closest vehicle is 53742, it still carries its Derby set number of EP517, 517 was used as it's Ayr set number. Gordon Thomson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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