Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30335
|Oct-57||New to||CDF (Cardiff Canton)|
|May-69||Transferred to||82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)|
|2w/e 09/01/71||Transferred to||86A (Cardiff Canton)|
|w/e 13/12/80||Transferred to||DY (Derby)|
|16/06/85||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|11/05/86||Transferred to||CH (Chester)|
|07/09/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|Mar-87||Transferred to||HA (Haymarket)|
|13/09/89||Withdrawn from||HA (Haymarket)|
29th January 1958 - New at Swindon Carriage Works.
27th June 1987 - Seen with refurbished interior and all but 2 roof vents removed
early 1989 - Seen fitted with "exchange" (magenta-coloured) engines
50700 - original number
53700 - from 1985 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50698||50700||Noted 29th January 1958 - On trial|
|CDF508||50700||59262||50659||Listed at CDF - circa Sep-60|
|50700||59282||50659||Transfer to 86A - 2w/e 09/01/71|
|C504||50700||59282||50659||Listed at CF - 31st December 1977|
|EP525||50700||59680||50662||Listed at DY - circa Jun-82|
|53700||59089||53662||Transfer to NH - Jun-85 - from DY|
|53700||59089||51930||Listed at NH - circa Jan-86|
|53700||53682||Listed at Chester - Summer 1986 - Relief set|
|533||53700||59262||53682||Listed at HA - 23/03/87|
|533||53700||59289||53682||Noted 27th June 1987|
|533||53700||59289||53682||Formation change - circa Jul-87 - 59289 (ex-535) replaced 59262 (to 535)|
|533||53700||59065||53682||Formation change - 2w/e 14/11/87 - 59065 replaced 59289|
|533||53700||59532||53682||Listed at HA - Jan-88|
|533||53700||59532||53682||Listed at HA - circa August 1988|
|533||53700||59532||53682||Noted 28th April 1989|
|533||53700||59532||53683||Listed at HA - 08/05/89|
|533||53700||59532||53682||Noted 27th May 1989|
03/07/73 - Dual AWS fitted
Set 533 led by Class 120 DMBS M53700 and a Class 101 TS leave Glasgow Central. ca 1986. Andrew McConnell.
Class 120 M53700 at the buffers in Glasgow Central station in the late 1980s. Malcolm Clements.
Swindon Cross-Country vehicle M53700 sits in Glasgow Central station in the late 1980s. Malcolm Clements.
Class 120 set 533 on Haymarket depot circa 1987, with Met-Camm set 336 on the left. S Saunders.
M53700 in Glasgow Queen Street station in the late 1980s. Malcolm Clements.
This appears to be set 533, a 120/101 hybrid, heading south from Glasgow Central. Undated. Andrew McConnell.
M53700 + 59532 + M53682 heading out of Edinburgh Waverley on the 11:18 Edinburgh - Glasgow Central, 13/9/88. Hamish Stevenson.
120533 at Glasgow Central on 19-05-1989. My favourite 1st generation dmu - enjoying an 'Indian summer' on Strathclyde suburban services, shortly before the takeover of class 156 was completed. Gordon Thomson.
A six-car formation heading out of Perth on June 1st 1989 towards Dundee. The vehicle closest appears to be 53700. Stuart Mackay.
Class 120 set 533 in Glasgow Central in the late 1980s. The power cars are 53682 (closest) and 53700, they have a Met-Camm centre in between them. Malcolm Clements.
Class 120/101 hybrid set 533 (probably 53682 + 59532 or 59065 + 53700) seen in Edinburgh Waverley. Late 1980s, exact date unknown. Malcolm Clements.