Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Lot Number: 30336
|Sep-58||New to||CDF (Cardiff Canton)|
|3w/e 02/05/70||Transferred to||82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)|
|30/06/74||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|3w/e 09/10/76||Transferred to||LA (Plymouth Laira)|
|w/e 03/05/80||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|29/11/81||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|by Jun-82||Transferred to||DY (Derby)|
|02/02/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|2w/e 08/06/86||Withdrawn from||AY (Ayr)|
|Feb-87||Stored U.||HA (Haymarket)|
|Mar-87||Withdrawn from||HA (Haymarket)|
|CDF524||50727||59285||50685||Listed at CDF - circa Sep-60|
|51573||59285||51582||Transfer to LA - 3w/e 09/10/76|
|P552||51573||59285||51582||Listed at LA - 31st December 1977|
|552||51573||59285||51582||Transfer to CF - w/e 03/05/80|
|EP503||51573||59285||51582||Listed at DY - circa Jun-82|
|53711||59285||53689||Formation change - DY - circa Sep-85|
|53720||59285||53677||Listed at AY - Feb-86|
|516||53720||59285||53677||New set number at AY - Feb-86|
|507||53698||59285||53648||Noted 31st July 1986|
|507||53698||59285||53648||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|507||53698||59285||53648||Transfer to HA - 28/09/86|
Class 120 DMU set formation P552, consisting of cars 51582 59285 51573 is seen with 1546 Paignton-Exeter at Dawlish, 06/08/1979. Graeme Phillips Collection.
W51781 is at the rear of M59285 + M53698 heading out of Uphall with the 11:18 Edinburgh - Bathgate on the 1st November 1986. This is set 507, a few weeks earlier the vehicle still had its Cardiff set number C615, the new set sticker failed to cover the 'C'. Hamish Stevenson.
Set 507 (W51781 + M59285 + M53698) arrives into Uphall station with the 16:03 Bathgate - Edinburgh on the 1st November 1986. Hamish Stevenson.
Set formation C507 consisting of vehicles W51781 W59285 W53698 is seen working the North Berwick-Edinburgh Waverley shuttle service at North Berwick on 5/12/86. This example appears to have recently transferred from Western Region - Cardiff Division, the car numbers having W-prefixing and the C-prefix set number. It also has a bracket between the two cab front windows for carrying the extra headlight used on the Central Wales line. Graeme Phillips Collection.