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Vehicle 50739 / 53739


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

4w/e 27/12/58 New to BL (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
May-64 On loan to 81D (Reading)
Jun-64 Ex-loan back to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
Jun-64 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
Feb-65 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
5w/e 02/02/74 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 22/10/77 Transferred to CH (Chester)
p/e 10/07/83 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
11/05/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)
Jun-86 Reinstated NH (Newton Heath)
07/07/86 Transferred to CH (Chester)
28/09/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
18/01/87 Transferred to CA (Cambridge)
16/08/87 Withdrawn from CA (Cambridge)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50739 - original number
53739 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50739 59588 50695 Noted circa Feb-68 - in blue grey with full yellow ends
B551 50739 59588 50695 Noted 02/11/72
53739 59261 53695 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86

Modifications

Sep-72 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 14/05/77 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: 13th March 1980

50739, 59273 and 50680 are amongst the Class 120 vehicles seen at Derby on 13/3/80. Chris Lings.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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