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Vehicle 51588


Class 120

BR Diagram 637

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: 30516
Diagram: 637

Allocations

May-61 New to TYS (Tyseley)
by Jun-62 Transferred to 83D (Plymouth Laira)
4w/e 04/05/68 Transferred to 81D (Reading)
May-69 Transferred to 86A (Cardiff Canton)
3w/e 02/05/70 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
5w/e 05/12/70 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
30/06/74 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
3w/e 07/05/77 Transferred to LA (Plymouth Laira)
4w/e 18/06/77 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
2w/e 09/07/77 Transferred to LA (Plymouth Laira)
w/e 30/12/78 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
20/06/82 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
11/05/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
18/05/86 Withdrawn from NL (Neville Hill)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


519 51579 59585 51588 Listed at TYS - circa Nov-61
503 51579 51588 Noted 03/10/69
51579 59286 51588 Transfer to 84A - 5w/e 05/12/70
51579 59264 51588 Transfer to LA - 3w/e 07/05/77
51579 59264 51588 Transfer to CF - 4w/e 18/06/77
51579 59264 51588 Transfer to LA - 2w/e 09/07/77
P558 51579 59264 51588 Listed at LA - 31st December 1977
51579 59264 51588 Transfer to CF - w/e 30/12/78
C558 51579 59264 51588 Noted 14/09/79
558 51579 59588 51588 Formation change - w/e 13/12/80
51579 59532 51588 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86

Modifications

16/02/74 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 08/10/77 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: September 1968

Set number: 503

Two car Swindon Cross-Country set 503 (presumably 51588 + 51579) at Reading in September 1968. The pair were spent just over a year allocated beginning April 1968. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 19th May 1981

Set number: C558

Set C558 at Westbury on 19 May 1981. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 20th February 1982

Set number: C558

Swindon class 120 DMU, set No C558 at Newport, 20th Feb 1982. Closest is 51588, the other power car is presumably 51579. Paul James.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 6th May 1978

Set number: C558

Leaving Plymouth on 6th May 1978 class 120 set C558 (51579, 59264 & 51588). Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 20th February 1982

Set number: C558

Swindon class 120 DMU, set No C558 at Newport, 20th Feb 1982. The furthest power car is 51588, closest is presumably 51579. Paul James.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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