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Vehicle 51588


Class 120

BR Diagram 637

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: 30516
Diagram: 637

Allocations

May-61 New to TYS (Tyseley)
by Jun-62 Transferred to 83D (Plymouth Laira)
4w/e 04/05/68 Transferred to 81D (Reading)
May-69 Transferred to 86A (Cardiff Canton)
3w/e 02/05/70 Transferred to 82A (Bristol Marsh Junction / Bath Rd)
5w/e 05/12/70 Transferred to 84A (Plymouth Laira)
30/06/74 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
3w/e 07/05/77 Transferred to LA (Plymouth Laira)
4w/e 18/06/77 Transferred to CF (Cardiff Canton)
2w/e 09/07/77 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 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
18/05/86 Withdrawn from NL (Neville Hill)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


519 51579 59585 51588 Listed at TYS - circa Nov-61
503 51579 51588 Noted 03/10/69
51579 59286 51588 Transfer to 84A - 5w/e 05/12/70
51579 59264 51588 Transfer to LA - 3w/e 07/05/77
51579 59264 51588 Transfer to CF - 4w/e 18/06/77
51579 59264 51588 Transfer to LA - 2w/e 09/07/77
P558 51579 59264 51588 Listed at LA - 31st December 1977
51579 59264 51588 Transfer to CF - w/e 30/12/78
C558 51579 59264 51588 Noted 14/09/79
558 51579 59588 51588 Formation change - w/e 13/12/80
51579 59532 51588 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86

Modifications

16/02/74 - Dual AWS fitted
p/e 08/10/77 - WR AWS removed

Images:

DMU

Date: September 1968

Set number: 503

Two car Swindon Cross-Country set 503 (presumably 51588 + 51579) at Reading in September 1968. The pair were spent just over a year allocated beginning April 1968. Steve Davies Collection.

DMU

Date: 19th May 1981

Set number: C558

Set C558 at Westbury on 19 May 1981. Steve Davies Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 6th May 1978

Set number: C558

Leaving Plymouth on 6th May 1978 class 120 set C558 (51579, 59264 & 51588). Ian Buck.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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