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Vehicle 50697 / 53697


Class 120

BR Diagram 587

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: 30335
Diagram: 587

Allocations

Oct-57 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
Feb-65 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
p/e 19/05/79 Transferred to CH (Chester)
p/e 10/07/83 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
11/05/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)
Jun-86 Reinstated NH (Newton Heath)
Jun-86 To Parcels Sector at CH (Chester)
Jun-86 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath) - Parcels conversion cancelled.
Jul-87 Withdrawn

Notes

4th May 1958 - new at Swindon Works

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50697 - original number
53697 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50697 59276 50671 Noted 18th June 1958
CDF518 50697 59276 50671 Noted Feb-62
BL501 50697 59290 50651 Noted circa Nov-67 - in plain blue with yellow panel ends
50697 59263 50655 Transfer to CH - p/e 19/05/79
53697 59263 53655 Noted 19/05/85
53697 59263 53655 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86
53697 51580 Listed at Chester - Summer 1986 - Parcels

Images:

DMU

Date: 19th May 1985

53697 + 59263 + 53655 + 51586 + 59532 + 51577 at Blackpool North with the 11:20 to Manchester on 19/5/85. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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