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 25/01/58||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)|
|02/02/86||Transferred to||TS (Tyseley)|
|09/03/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|Feb-87||Stored U.||FY (Falkland Yard)|
|Mar-87||Withdrawn from||AY (Ayr)|
50651 - original number
53651 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|TYS501||50701||59290||50651||Listed at TYS - circa Oct-60|
|BL501||50697||59290||50651||Noted circa Nov-67 - in plain blue with yellow panel ends|
|EP519||50736||59290||50651||Listed at DY - circa Jun-82|
|TS409||53736||59124||53651||New set number at TS - Jan-86 - number never carried|
|529||53736||59124||53651||New set number at AY - May-86|
|529||53736||59124||53651||Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986|
|529||53736||59124||53651||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|53736||59124||53651||Noted 6th September 1986|
|53736||59124||53651||Noted 16th October 1986|
|53736||59124||53651||Noted 19th November 1986|
M50651 at Derby on the 9th June 1979. M59257 is behind. Malcolm Clements.
Swindon Cross Country set EP519 (M50651 + M59290 + M50736) with a charter from Burton in York station on June 11, 1982. John Carter.
53651 emerges from the short tunnel that takes it from Princes Street Gardens into Edinburgh Waverley. The Met-Camm centre car is presumably 59124. Taken in 1986. S Saunders.
1986 saw a welcome return of Swindon DMUs to Ayrshire in the form of an influx of Cross Country Units. Most of the Swindon units had received Metro Cammel centre cars. Here 53651 (formerly of Derby Etches Park set 519, and appears to have a broken window mid-vehicle) and 53648 are seen at the magnificent Ayr station. Andrew McConnell.
Class 120 DMBS 53651 leads a mixed 3 car unit (presumably 59124 + 53736) past North Woodhill farm on the outskirts of Kilmarnock with a midday service from Glasgow Central. 7th June 1986. It still carries the EP from it's former DY set number, the adhesive marks show it was set 519. Bruce Galloway.
The Branch Line Society "The Clyde Forth" tour at South Leith on 23 August 1986. It is formed 53651 / 59124 / 53736 + 53673 / 59374 / 53090, the train running about an hour late at this time. Alan Rintoul.
Class 120 DMS 53651 in Snailwell on January 24, 1988. Surface Stock.
Class 120 Swindon Cross-Country centre car M59257 seen at Derby on the 9th June 1979. The power car on the right is M50651. Malcolm Clements.
Class 120 DMU EP519 (M50736 + M59290 + M50651) in York station on June 11th, 1982 with a charter from Burton. On the right is Class 114 E50047. John Carter.
Hybrid Class 120/101 set 529 formed 53736 + 59124 + 53651 arrives into Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.