Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30516
|Apr-61||New to||TYS (Tyseley)|
|by 11/01/69||Transferred to||84A (Plymouth Laira)|
|30/06/74||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|3w/e 07/05/77||Transferred to||BR (Bristol Bath Road)|
|w/e 21/05/77||Transferred to||LA (Plymouth Laira)|
|2w/e 29/12/79||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|Mar-80||Transferred to||LA (Plymouth Laira)|
|w/e 03/05/80||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|04/01/82||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|20/04/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|28/09/86||Transferred to||HA (Haymarket)|
|24/05/88||Withdrawn from||HA (Haymarket)|
19th June 1986 - Seen with oval buffers at cab end only
|51578||59580||51587||Noted circa Sep-67 - in blue /grey|
|51578||59580||51587||Noted circa Dec-67 - in blue grey with full yellow ends|
|51578||59580||51587||Transfer to BR - 3w/e 07/05/77|
|51578||59580||51587||Transfer to LA - w/e 21/05/77|
|P557||51578||59580||51587||Listed at LA - 31st December 1977|
|51578||59580||51587||Noted 17th May 1979|
|557||51578||59580||51587||Transfer to CF - 2w/e 29/12/79|
|557||51578||59580||51587||Transfer to LA - Mar-80|
|557||51578||59580||51587||Transfer to CF - w/e 03/05/80|
|51578||59580||51587||Listed at NH - circa Jan-86|
|51578||59580||51587||Transfer to AY - Apr-86|
|530||51578||59580||51587||New set number at AY - 2w/e 15/05/86|
|530||51578||59580||51587||Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986|
|530||51578||59580||51587||Noted 5th June 1986|
|524||53738||59262||51587||Formation change - circa Jun-86 - 51587 replaces 53647|
|51578||59580||51587||Noted 19th June 1986|
|101304||51224||59580||51587||Noted 28th July 1986|
|101304||51224||59580||51587||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|101323||51251||59580||51587||Formation change - p/e 17/09/86|
|101303||53292||59553||51587||Formation change - Jul-87|
|101303||53292||59553||51587||Noted 25th August 1987|
|101317||51243||59048||51587||Listed at HA - Jan-88|
Feb-73 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 08/10/77 - WR AWS removed
Class Swindon Cross-Country set P557 approaches St Dennis Junction on September 20, 1979. Steve Davies Collection.
Class 120 Cross-Country set M51587 + M59580 + M51578 at Ormskirk waiting to leave with the 18:32 to Preston, 3/9/84. Hamish Stevenson.
Oval buffered Swindon Cross-Country 51587 leads hybrid set 303 (presumably with 59553 + 53292) through Princes Street Gardens away from the Scottish capital. S Saunders.
Class 120 DMS 51587 in Snailwell in September 1988. It still carries a M prefix despite having spent the previous two years on the Scottish Region. Surface Stock.
At Ormskirk on 3/9/84 are M51578 + M59580 + M51587 waiting to leave Ormskirk with the 18:32 to Preston. Hamish Stevenson.
A Class 101 and 120 formation at Stirling in September 1986. The leading set is 101323, formed of only one 101 (51251) and two 120s (59580 and 51587). The rear unit is a three-car Class 101. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Set 101 303 has a 120 as the leading vehicle (furthest) - probably 51587 with 53292 + 59553 - when seen at Dunblane. Undated but the 120 vehicle would make it 1987. Andrew McConnell.
Class 101 centre car 59048 at Snailwell in September 1988. It is beside Class 120 51587 which it once worked with at Haymarket. Surface Stock.