Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30334
|4w/e 17/05/58||New to||CDF (Cardiff Canton)|
|Nov-81||Transferred to||CH (Chester)|
|09/03/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|28/09/86||Transferred to||HA (Haymarket)|
|Aug-87||Withdrawn from||HA (Haymarket)|
50672 - original number
53672 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|CTN601||50722||50672||Listed at 86A - May-70|
|C601||50722||50672||Listed at CF - 31st December 1977|
|C601||50722||50672||Noted 13th May 1978|
|53722||59523||53672||Listed at CH - circa Jan-86|
|51248||59281||53672||Noted 7th July 1986|
|520||53711||59281||53672||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|506||53708||59297||53672||Formation change - HA - September 1986|
|506||53708||59297||53672||Noted 11th December 1986|
|506||53708||59297||53672||Listed at HA - 23/03/87|
circa Jul-70 - Dual AWS fitted
Swindon Cross-Country set C601 at Carmarthen on 27 July 1979. Ian Francis.
2-car set C601 (presumably with 50672 leading) is seen at Hopton Heath, which has the station building fenced off from the platform as a private residence. Undated. Tom Clift.
A Class 120/101/120 hybrid at Machynylleth with 53672 leading on the 4th April 1984. Chris Lings.
53672 leads 506 through Princes St. Gardens towards Edinburgh Waverley. Undated. Andrew McConnell.
Set 506 in Edinburgh Waverley. Undated. Andrew McConnell.
53672 + 59297 + 53708 seen at Thornton Yard on the 26th April 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
Class 120 Swindon Cross-Country set 506 (53672 + 59297 + 53708) about to enter Edinburgh Waverley station with the 10:06 from Cowdenbeath - on the 23rd May 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
The Class 120 DMS from set 506 53672 awaits its fate at Glasgow Works. Behind the vehicle is one of the Newton Chambers car carriers used on the ECML. Circa 1988. Andrew McConnell.
A preservationist inspects the underside of 53672 at MC Metals for parts that could be used on the preserved Swindon unit, then at Brechin. Circa 1989. Andrew McConnell.
53672 at MC Metals about to be inspected for useable parts for the preserved Class 126 unit. Circa 1989. Andrew McConnell.
Class 120 set 506 (53708 + 59297 + 53672) leaves Edinburgh Waverley station with the 11:03 Edinburgh - Cowdenbeath service on May 23, 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
On December 13, 1987 set 506 (53708 + 59297 + 53672) is seen stabled in Haymarket depot beside set 101302. Hamish Stevenson.