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Vehicle 50694 / 53694

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


Mar-59 New to BL (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
30/07/62 Transferred to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 22/10/77 Transferred to CH (Chester)
circa Jul-84 Transferred to DY (Derby)
circa Aug-84 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
09/02/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50694 - original number
53694 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

CTN533 50732 59279 50694 Listed at 86A - May-70


5w/e 10/06/72 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 14/05/77 - WR AWS removed



Date: 30th June 1984

With the former Parkinsons biscuit factory dominating the skyline, A Class 120 hybrid set coupled to a Class 104 approaches Kirkham North Junction with DMSL M53694 leading a Manchester Victoria to Blackpool North service on June 30th 1984. The centre car is a Class 101 Metro-Cammell Trailer Second Lavatory. Empty Grampus dropside wagons are lined-up in the siding. Martyn Hilbert.


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