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Vehicle 50716 / 53716


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

4w/e 19/04/58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
3w/e 17/02/79 Transferred to CH (Chester)
Mar-86 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) - also noted as 11/05/86

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50716 - original number
53716 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CTN511 50716 59262 50675 Listed at 86A - May-70
C509 50716 59262 50675 Listed at CF - 31st December 1977
50716 59262 50675 Transfer to CH - 3w/e 17/02/79
53716 59091 53675 Noted 11/09/85
53716 59091 53675 Listed at CH - circa Jan-86

Modifications

p/e 09/06/73 - Dual AWS fitted

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1985

A Class 120 Swindon Cross-Country set (M53675 + M59091 + M53716) await departure from Aberystwyth in 1985 with a service for Shrewsbury. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 11th September 1985

M53675 + M59091 + M53716 at Machynlleth with the 13:30 Aberytswyth - Crewe, 11/9/85. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 15th September 1985

A two-car Met-Camm (54403 + 51174) closest with a three-car Class 120 set which has a Class 101 centre car (and 53716 furthest) at Porthmadog on an ex-Pwllheli service, September 15th, 1985. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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