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Vehicle 59684


Class 120

BR Diagram 561

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Lot Number: 30561
Diagram: 561

Allocations

02/01/60 New to 61A (Kittybrewster)
2w/e 09/04/60 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
4w/e 04/06/60 Transferred to 61A (Kittybrewster)
4w/e 31/12/66 Transferred to 67A (Corkerhill)
2w/e 13/01/68 Transferred to 60A (Inverness)
Aug-69 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
4w/e 01/11/69 Transferred to 60A (Inverness)
w/e 04/07/70 On loan to 66C (Hamilton)
Sep-70 Ex-loan back to 60A (Inverness)
2w/e 22/03/80 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
p/e 09/10/82 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
Oct-85 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


51785 59684 51789 Transfer to 67A - 4w/e 31/12/66
51785 59684 51789 Transfer to 60A - 2w/e 13/01/68
51781 59684 51788 Transfer to 66C - Aug-69
51781 59684 51788 Transfer to 60A - 4w/e 01/11/69
51781 59684 51788 Transfer to 66C - w/e 04/07/70 - on loan
51781 59684 51788 Transfer to 60A - Sep-70
51786 59684 51793 Noted 31/03/76
306 51784 59684 51793 Listed at IS - mid-May-78
C521 51785 59684 51793 Transfer to CF - 2w/e 22/03/80 - by May running as C621

59684 was involved in the following incident(s):


Oyne Derailment

12/5/78 - Near Oyne, ScR

Derailment involving Class 120

Info from Alan Binns, Mike Cooper, Peter Mullen

A road vehicle hit a railway bridge on the Aberdeen - Inverness Line, knocking it out of alignment, which was then hit by set 304 which derailed. More Details.


Images:

DMU

Date: 25th May 1986

Stacks of vehicles at Vic Berrys in Leicester on 25/5/86. In the left is Met-Camm trailer 59064, a blue 104 sits atop Class 120 centre car 59684, to the right two 120 power cars. Ian Francis.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: May 1978

Set number: 304

51784 - which still appears to have the luggage rack lights on - and 59684 after derailing at Oyne in May 1978. Alan Rintoul.

DMU

Date: 12th May 1978

Set number: 304

Derailment near Oyne (Aberdeen - Inverness line), 12/5/78, following a lorry crashing into a bridge. Class 120 Set 304 containing DMS 51793 (left, on rails), TBS 59684 (centre, half on half off) and DMBC 51784 (right, on side). Scotpix courtesy of Peter Mullen.

DMU

Date: 4th February 1984

A Class 120 set formed 51793 + 59684 + 51785 sets next to a Class 110 set at Manchester Victoria. Taken at 18:18 on Saturday 4th February 1984. Mel Holley.

DMU

Date: 7th September 1985

Coasting down towards New Mills South Junction is a six car Swindon Cross-Country class 120 dmu formation, headed by M51793 + M59684 + M51785 with a returning summer Saturday Skegness - Manchester Piccadilly working. These units were not common along here, it's possibly the only time I saw one here! 7th September 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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