Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30560
|23/01/60||New to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|3w/e 02/04/60||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|4w/e 04/06/60||Transferred to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|3w/e 19/11/60||Transferred to||64H (Leith Central)|
|w/e 03/06/61||Transferred to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|2w/e 12/05/62||Transferred to||66C (Hamilton)|
|Sep-62||Transferred to||67A (Corkerhill)|
|4w/e 01/06/63||Transferred to||61A (Kittybrewster)|
|5w/e 04/02/67||Transferred to||60A (Inverness)|
|2w/e 22/03/80||Transferred to||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|11/05/86||Stored S.||CF (Cardiff Canton)|
|2w/e 14/05/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|28/09/86||Transferred to||HA (Haymarket)|
|Mar-87||Withdrawn from||HA (Haymarket)|
8th August 1986 - Seen carrying unit no. C616 when in unit 524
|51781||59685||51790||Transfer to 66C - 2w/e 12/05/62|
|51781||59685||51790||Transfer to 67A - Sep-62|
|51781||59685||51790||Transfer to 61A - 4w/e 01/06/63|
|304||51782||59681||51790||Listed at IS - mid-May-78 - in works|
|C511||51782||59681||51790||Transfer to CF - 2w/e 22/03/80 - by May running as C617|
|C616||51782||59681||51790||Listed at CF - 15/12/1982|
|C616||51782||59681||51790||Listed at CF - circa Jan-86|
|51782||59681||51790||Transfer to AY - 2w/e 14/05/86|
|C616||51782||59681||51790||Noted 20th May 1986|
|616||51782||59681||51790||Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986|
|616||51782||59682||51790||Formation change - circa Jul-86 - 59682 (ex-615) replaced 59681|
|53738||59262||51790||Noted 7th July 1986|
|53738||59262||51790||Noted 12th July 1986|
|524||53738||59262||51790||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|53738||59262||51790||Noted 8th August 1986|
|53738||59262||51790||Noted 6th September 1986|
circa May-81 - Headlamp fitted
April 1978, and a Class 120 set sits facing 25 091 in Aberbeen Ferryhill depot. This is probably 51790. Mike Cooper.
Two class 120 dmus at Inverness after arrival from Aberdeen on 7/10/78. Set 304 is recently ex-works in blue an grey, the other set is still in all-over blue. The closest vehicle, DMS SC51790, has an opening 'stretcher' window as the first passenger window. Stephen Burdett.
In a snowy Inverness stands class 120 set 304 (51790, presumably with 59681 + 51782) and used on the Aberdeen service in February 1979. The closest vehicle, 51790, has a 'stretcher' window. Ian Buck.
Class 120 set C616 at Tenby in July 1984. Roy Lambeth.
Class 120 power car 51790 from set C616 is seen here at Ayr, a long way from former home depot of Cardiff Canton, but unusually still retains the large central headlight installed for working the Central Wales Line. August 1986 Andrew McConnell.
Glasgow Central circa 10-1986. 318252 is brand new in service on the Ayrline, taking over from the old guard DMU. C616 was one of the Class 120 sets transferred from Cardiff Canton to Ayr to cover ScR DMU shortages in the mid 1980s. Andrew McConnell.
W51790 in Haymarket depot on the 8th February 1987. Originally an ScR vehicle, it had spent six years at Cardiff from 1980. It moved back north to Ayr depot in June 1986, then to HA that September, keeping its W prefix until withdrawn in March 1987. Hamish Stevenson.
Withdrawn W51790 at Aberdeen Ferryhill for component recovery on the 26th April 1987. It is missing windows and engines. Hamish Stevenson.
Set 304 (presumably 51782 + 59681 + 51790) in the snow at Inverness in 1979. John Law.