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Vehicle 50725 / 53725 / 55948


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

Aug-58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
by Oct-60 Transferred to TYS (Tyseley)
3w/e 01/02/64 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
Jun-64 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
Feb-65 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
4w/e 31/05/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
Jan-86 Withdrawn from DY (Derby)
Feb-86 Reinstated DY (Derby) - intended for parcels sector
Mar-86 Withdrawn - Reinstatement cancelled
11/05/86 Reinstated DY (Derby)
11/05/86 Transferred to CA (Cambridge)
27/07/86 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
02/11/86 Stored U. NL (Neville Hill)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from NL(U) - also noted as 03/05/87

Notes

27th December 1987 - Seen in Tinsley Yard

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50725 - original number
53725 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
55948 - from 04/04/87 (parcels conversion)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


TYS508 50725 59281 50680 Listed at TYS - circa Oct-60
EP485 50725 59281 50680 Noted circa Jun-69
50725 59289 50676 Noted 20/05/73
EP511 50725 59259 50665 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53725 53729 Formation change - CA - 2w/e 14/05/86 - Parcels
53725 53729 Listed at Cambridge - Summer 1986 - Parcels

Images:

DMU

Date: 13th July 1962

Set number: 322

Ex-works W50725 is working with two Derby suburban vehicles on the 6.25pm Birmingham Moor St - Leamington Spa (G) seen at Solihull on the 13th July 1962. It is now loco green (and noticeably darker than the multiple unit green Derby vehicles) and has been given a right facing crest. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: circa 1969

Set number: EP485

BR green liveried Swindon 3-car (later Class 120) "Cross-Country" DMU (MBC M50725 nearest camera) in the cleaning platform at Etches Park depot, Derby - c.1969. 53A Models of Hull Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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