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Vehicle 50687 / 53687


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 04/10/58 New to BL (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
02/02/86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
19/03/87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50687 - original number
53687 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


EP473 50743 59300 50687 Noted circa Jun-69 - ex-BL519
EP478 50737 59255 50687 Noted circa Jun-69 - ex-BL516
EP514 50696 59280 50687 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53705 59264 53687 Formation change - DY - Aug-85
EP514 53705 59264 53687 Noted 23/12/85
53705 59264 53687 Noted circa Feb-86
514 53705 59264 53687 New set number at AY - circa Feb-86
514 53705 59264 53687 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
53724 59786 53687 Noted 3rd July 1986
525 53724 59786 53687 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
53724 59786 53687 Noted 4th August 1986
53724 59786 53687 Noted 6th September 1986
53724 59789 53687 Noted 22nd September 1986
53724 59789 53687 Noted 25th September 1986
51182 59807 53687 Noted 13th December 1986

Images:

DMU

Date: 16th July 1984

Set number: EP514

EP514 with 53687 leading, at Lincoln Central 16/7/84. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 23rd December 1985

Set number: EP514

A Derby allocated Swindon Cross-Country class 120 dmu set EP514 comprising of cars M53687 + M59264 + M53705, leaves platform 4 at Crewe with a Derby service on 23rd December 1985. Class 85kv electric locomotive 85017 (E3072) can be seen standing on one of the through roads along with it's driver. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 23rd December 1985

Set number: EP514

A Derby allocated Swindon Cross-Country class 120 dmu set EP514 comprising of cars M53687 + M59264 + M53705, waits to leave platform 4 at Crewe with a Derby service, 23rd December 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 7th September 1986

Set number: EP514

Class 120 set EP514 has a Class 107 centre car when seen in Glasgow Central station on the 7th September 1987. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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