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Vehicle 51580


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

Feb-61 New to TYS (Tyseley)
by Jun-62 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
Jan-70 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
w/e 07/06/75 Transferred to LA (Plymouth Laira)
w/e 11/10/75 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
3w/e 07/05/77 Transferred to BR (Bristol Bath Road)
w/e 21/05/77 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
2w/e 05/11/77 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11/05/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)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Apr-87 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) - also noted as 31/05/87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:


51580 59586 51589 Noted circa Sep-67 - in blue with small yellow panel
51580 59586 51589 Transfer to 82A - Jan-70
51580 59586 51589 Transfer to LA - w/e 07/06/75
51580 59586 51589 Transfer to CF - w/e 11/10/75
51580 59586 51589 Transfer to BR - 3w/e 07/05/77
51580 59586 51589 Transfer to CF - w/e 21/05/77
51580 59586 51589 Transfer to LA - 2w/e 05/11/77
P559 51580 59586 51589 Listed at LA - 31st December 1977
51580 59586 51589 Transfer to CF - w/e 30/12/78
51580 59586 53664 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86
53697 51580 Listed at Chester - Summer 1986 - Parcels

Modifications

circa Jul-70 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 2nd September 1961

W51580 at the front of the 6.25pm Oxford - Moreton-in-Marsh, seen in Kingham station on the 2nd September 1961. The set, which is towing two 4-wheel vans, would soon be transferred to Plymouth. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: C559

In the late seventies class 120 set C559 arrives at Bristol Temple Meads. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 28th June 1982

Set number: C559

At the far end is Class 117 set B452, at this end is Class 120 set C559, which makes the closest vehicle 51580. Seen at Frome on 28/6/82. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 25th October 1986

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

DMU

Date: 30th September 1987

51580 faces a stack of high density vehicles at Vic Berrys, 30/09/87. Malcolm Clements.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th September 1987

Vic Berry's scrapyard, one of the 559xx parcels Class 120s sits on the ground, on the left 51580 sits on stands. 30/09/87. Malcolm Clements.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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