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Vehicle 50647 / 53647


Class 120

BR Diagram 586

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: 30334
Diagram: 586

Allocations

4w/e 30/11/57 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
2w/e 06/12/80 Transferred to DY (Derby)
Jan-86 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
Mar-86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Feb-87 Stored U. FY (Falkland Yard)
19/03/87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50647 - original number
53647 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50696 59255 50647 As delivered to -
CTN500 50705 59265 50647 Listed at 86A - May-70
C500 50705 59265 50647 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
50705 59265 50647 Transfer to DY - 2w/e 06/12/80
EP500 50705 59265 50647 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53742 59268 53647 Formation change - DY - Aug-85
53738 59262 53647 Formation change - DY - circa Sep-85
TS400 53738 59262 53647 New set number at TS - Jan-86 - number never carried
518 53741 59063 53647 Noted 5th June 1986
518 53741 59063 53647 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
53741 59063 53647 Noted 7th August 1986
518 53741 59063 53647 Noted 9th August 1986
53741 59063 53647 Noted 5th September 1986
51269 59793 53647 Noted 26th September 1986
51269 59793 53647 Noted 8th October 1986
105552 51269 59793 53647 Formed circa Dec-86

Modifications

4w/e 30/12/72 - Dual AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 1976

Set number: C500

Swindon Cross-Country set C500 passes Clink Road in 1976, the leading car should be W50647. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 1979

Set number: C500

Set C500 at Pembroke Dock in 1979, the leading car should be W50647. John Law.

DMU

Date: August 1986

A Class 120/101 hybrid set (probably 53647 + 59063 + 53741) prepares to head north from Girvan, August 1986. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: August 1986

A Class 120 DMS - probably 53647 - is seen at Girvan in August 1986. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 6th December 1986

A Class 120-107-105 combination departs Kilmarnock with the 11.45 to Glasgow Central on 06-12-1986. The best (or worst) example of a 'Frankenstein' dmu set - blue/grey 53647, orange / black 59793, plain blue 51269 - listed as set 105552. Gordon Thomson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: August 1986

Set number: 518

Hybrid set 518 at Girvan in 1986. The closest two vehicles are 53741 and 59063, the furthest is probably 53647. Andrew McConnell.

DMU

Date: 6th December 1986

A Hybrid 105/107/105 set heads away from Kilmarnock with the 11:45 to Glasgow Central on December 6th, 1986. Formed of 51269 + 59793 + 53647, they were listed as set 105552. Gordon Thomson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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