Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30515
|Feb-61||New to||TYS (Tyseley)|
|by Jun-62||Transferred to||84A (Plymouth Laira)|
|Jan-70||Transferred to||82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)|
|w/e 07/06/75||Transferred to||LA (Plymouth Laira)|
|w/e 11/10/75||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|3w/e 07/05/77||Transferred to||BR (Bristol Bath Road)|
|w/e 21/05/77||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|2w/e 05/11/77||Transferred to||LA (Plymouth Laira)|
|w/e 30/12/78||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|20/06/82||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|11/05/86||Withdrawn from||NH (Newton Heath)|
|Jun-86||Reinstated||NH (Newton Heath)|
|07/07/86||To Parcels Sector at||CH (Chester)|
|Apr-87||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester)||- also noted as 31/05/87|
|51580||59586||51589||Noted circa Sep-67 - in blue with small yellow panel|
|51580||59586||51589||Transfer to 82A - Jan-70|
|51580||59586||51589||Transfer to LA - w/e 07/06/75|
|51580||59586||51589||Transfer to CF - w/e 11/10/75|
|51580||59586||51589||Transfer to BR - 3w/e 07/05/77|
|51580||59586||51589||Transfer to CF - w/e 21/05/77|
|51580||59586||51589||Transfer to LA - 2w/e 05/11/77|
|P559||51580||59586||51589||Listed at LA - 31st December 1977|
|51580||59586||51589||Transfer to CF - w/e 30/12/78|
|51580||59586||53664||Listed at NH - circa Jan-86|
|53697||51580||Listed at Chester - Summer 1986 - Parcels|
circa Jul-70 - Dual AWS fitted
W51580 at the front of the 6.25pm Oxford - Moreton-in-Marsh, seen in Kingham station on the 2nd September 1961. The set, which is towing two 4-wheel vans, would soon be transferred to Plymouth. Michael Mensing.
In the late seventies class 120 set C559 arrives at Bristol Temple Meads. Ian Buck.
At the far end is Class 117 set B452, at this end is Class 120 set C559, which makes the closest vehicle 51580. Seen at Frome on 28/6/82. Steve Davies Collection.
Parcels set 51580/51574 wait at Chester in the rain on the 25th October 1986. Paul Moxon.
51580 faces a stack of high density vehicles at Vic Berrys, 30/09/87. Malcolm Clements.
Vic Berry's scrapyard, one of the 559xx parcels Class 120s sits on the ground, on the left 51580 sits on stands. 30/09/87. Malcolm Clements.