Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30334
|4w/e 25/01/58||New to||CDF (Cardiff Canton)|
|p/e 01/02/81||Transferred to||DY (Derby)|
|02/02/86||Transferred to||AY (Ayr)|
|3w/e 21/12/86||Withdrawn from||AY (Ayr)|
50653 - original number
53653 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|CTN503||50707||59268||50653||Listed at 86A - May-70|
|C502||50707||59268||50653||Listed at CF - 31st December 1977|
|50707||59268||50653||Transfer to DY - Feb-81|
|EP528||50717||59289||50653||Listed at DY - circa Jun-82|
|53717||53653||Listed at AY - circa Jan-86|
|528||53722||59289||53653||Formation change - AY - Mar-86|
|53722||59289||53653||Noted 2nd April 1986|
|528||53722||59289||53653||Noted 1st May 1986|
|528||53722||59289||53653||Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986|
|53722||59289||53653||Noted 19th June 1986|
|528||53722||59289||53653||Noted 3rd July 1986|
|51781||59682||53653||Noted 31st July 1986|
|615||51781||59682||53653||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|51781||59682||53653||Noted 7th August 1986|
|521||53730||59127||53653||Formation change - circa Sep-86 - 53653 (ex-120528) replaced 53650 (to 120528)|
|53461||59560||53653||Noted 19th November 1986|
|101354||53210||59797||53653||Formation change - circa Dec-86 - 53653 replaced 51583|
w/e 16/10/71 - Dual AWS fitted
A Class 120 Swindon-Cross Country DMU arrives into Cardiff Central from West Wales 26/2/77. At the front of set C502 is DMS(L) W50653, the orange curtains fitted throughout second class can be clearly seen. Stephen Burdett.
An Derby Etches Park 120 and 101 with 1ZXX, a 18XX Walton On The Naze - East Midlands, passing Frinton On Sea on the evening of Thursday 28th June 1984. Colin Brooks.
A Class 120 (M53653 closest) tails a 101 set on an ECS at Walton on Naze on Thursday 28th June 1984. Colin Brooks.
A Class 120 set in Lincoln St Marks on the 1st May 1985 with 53653 closest. Chris Lings.
A Swindon-built Cross-Country Class 120 unit seen in Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. Driving Motor Second M53653 is closest. S Saunders.
M53653 is seen in Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.