Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30335
|4w/e 25/01/58||New to||CDF (Cardiff Canton)|
|4w/e 31/05/69||Transferred to||16C (Derby Etches Park)|
|Jan-86||Withdrawn from||DY (Derby)|
|23/02/86||To Parcels Sector at||CH (Chester)|
|3w/e 20/5/88||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester)|
5th February 1988 - In parcels use
50713 - original number
53713 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|CDF504||50713||59259||50655||Noted circa Oct-59|
|EP510||50713||59257||50667||Listed at DY - circa Jun-82|
|53713||53714||Formation change - CH - circa Mar-86 - Parcels|
|53713||53714||Listed at Chester - Summer 1986 - Parcels|
|CH301||53703||53713||Listed at CH - May 1988|
|53703||53713||Noted 5th February 1988|
|53703||53713||Noted 5th August 1988 - Based at Machynlleth shed while in use for P. Way work and storage|
Class 120 53713 is seen departing Crewe coupled with 53703 on 13.12.1986. Andy Cole.
Chester allocated Swindon Cross-Country Class 120 DMU set 510 comprising of cars M53713 & M53703 at Crewe on the 2nd April 1988. Now converted to parcels use, the Red Star parcels branding can just be seen down the side. By this time these units were thin on the ground and all had been withdrawn before the year was out. The new generation of DMU in the shape of 150 124 can be seen along side on a Derby service. Andrew J Crowther.
M53713 Vic Berrys, Leicester 15-1-89. It carries two set numbers, 510 and 301! Kevin Dowd.
Parcels DMU M53703 + M53713 at Chester depot circa 1987. Surface Stock.
M53703 + M53713 Vic Berrys, Leicester 18-12-88. Kevin Dowd.