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Vehicle 50744 / 53744


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)
30/07/62 Transferred to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
Feb-65 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
5w/e 07/06/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
02/02/86 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
09/03/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50744 - original number
53744 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


EP489 50744 59287 50678 Noted circa Jun-69 - ex-BL511
50744 59287 50670 Noted 02/01/71
EP481 50744 59280 50689 Noted 31/10/72
EP515 50744 59258 50670 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53744 59524 53659 Formation change - DY - circa Sep-85
TS407 53744 59524 53659 New set number at TS - Jan-86 - number never carried.
522 53744 59524 53659 Noted 1st May 1986
522 53744 59524 53659 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
522 53744 59524 53649 Noted 4th August 1986
522 53744 59784 53649 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
522 53744 59063 53693 Formation change - AY - circa Aug-86
522 53744 59558 53693 Formation change - circa Sep-86 - 59558 replaced 59063
522 53706 59558 53744 Formation change - p/e 17/09/86 - 2 brake vehicles
522 53744 59558 53664 Noted 11/10/86 - 522 brake end, 349 other
349 53744 59558 53664 Noted 11/10/86 - 522 brake end, 349 other

Images:

DMU

Date: 7th July 1984

Set number: EP515

Etches Park set 515, 53744 leading, passes the Great Northern signal guarding the crossing at Havenhouse with a Lincoln - Skegness service. on July 7, 1984. Mike Dean.

DMU

Date: August 1986

Set number: 522

Set 522 is formed of two Swindon 120 power cars and a Metro-Cammell center car, seen at Kingsknowe in August 1986. Alan Rintoul.

DMU

Date: 23rd August 1986

Set number: 522

With two brake vehicles in the formation, set 522 (53744 + 59558 + 53706) leaves Haymarket with the 16:24 Edinburgh - Glasgow Central service on August 23, 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 11th October 1986

Set number: 522

Labeled set 522 at this end, set 349 at the other, 53744 + 59558 + 53664 are seen near Curriehill with the 11:32 Glasgow Central - Edinburgh on the 11th October 1986. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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