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Vehicle 51574


Class 120

BR Diagram 636

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: 30515
Diagram: 636

Allocations

Jan-61 New to TYS (Tyseley)
by Jun-62 Transferred to 84A (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)
May-71 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
2w/e 31/10/71 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
30/06/74 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 08/05/76 Transferred to LA (Plymouth Laira)
w/e 03/05/80 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
20/06/82 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
11/05/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)
Jun-86 Reinstated NH (Newton Heath)
07/07/86 To Parcels Sector at CH (Chester)
Apr-87 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) - also noted as 31/05/87

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


LA511 51574 51583 Noted circa Feb-68 - in blue grey with full yellow ends
51574 59284 51583 Transfer to 84A - May-71
P554 51574 51584 Noted 6th September 1974
51574 59284 51583 Transfer to LA - w/e 08/05/76
P553 51574 59284 51583 Listed at LA - 31st December 1977
553 51574 59284 51583 Transfer to CF - w/e 03/05/80
51574 59284 51583 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86
51574 51575 Listed at Chester - Summer 1986 - Parcels

Modifications

15/11/72 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 25/06/77 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: 24th April 1980

Set number: P553

Freshly transferred from LA to CF, Class 120 set P553 is seen at Newport on 24/04/1980. In the background can be seen (left) a Jet petrol station, an Austin Maxi (right) and a Talbot Sunbeam. Graeme Phillips Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 25th October 1986

Parcels set 51580/51574 wait at Chester in the rain on the 25th October 1986. Paul Moxon.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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