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Vehicle 50713 / 53713


Class 120

BR Diagram 587

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: 30335
Diagram: 587

Allocations

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Jan-86 Withdrawn from DY (Derby)
Feb-86 Reinstated DY (Derby)
23/02/86 To Parcels Sector at CH (Chester)
3w/e 20/5/88 Withdrawn from CH (Chester)

Notes

5th February 1988 - In parcels use

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50713 - original number
53713 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


CDF504 50713 59259 50655 Noted circa Oct-59
EP510 50713 59257 50667 Listed at DY - circa Jun-82
53713 59524 53667 Noted 15/03/83
53713 59258 53667 Noted 12/07/85
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

Images:

DMU

Date: 13th December 1986

Class 120 53713 is seen departing Crewe coupled with 53703 on 13.12.1986. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 2nd April 1988

Set number: 510

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 By this time these units were thin on the ground and all had been withdrawn before the year was out.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.

DMU

Date: 15th January 1989

Set number: 510

M53713 Vic Berrys, Leicester 15-1-89. It carries two set numbers, 510 and 301! Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1987

Set number: EP527

Parcels DMU M53703 + M53713 at Chester depot circa 1987. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 18th December 1988

Set number: EP527

M53703 + M53713 Vic Berrys, Leicester 18-12-88. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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