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Vehicle 59263


Class 120

BR Diagram 561

Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Lot Number: 30336
Diagram: 561

Allocations

4w/e 22/02/58 New to CDF (Cardiff Canton)
w/e 28/06/69 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
p/e 19/05/79 Transferred to CH (Chester)
p/e 10/07/83 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
11/05/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)

Notes

29th January 1958 - New at Swindon Carriage Works.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50712 59263 50657 5865 Noted 18th June 1958
CDF506 50712 59263 50657 Listed at CDF - circa Sep-60
50709 59263 50652 Transfer to 16C - 2w/e 28/06/69
50697 59263 50655 Transfer to CH - p/e 19/05/79
53697 59263 53655 Noted 19/05/85
53697 59263 53655 Listed at NH - circa Jan-86

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 19th May 1985

53697 + 59263 + 53655 + 51586 + 59532 + 51577 at Blackpool North with the 11:20 to Manchester on 19/5/85. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 9th November 1985

With three different types of first generation dmu's in view, a Newton Heath allocated Swindon Cross-Country class 120 dmu set comprising of cars M53696 + M59263 + M53655, waits to leave Manchester Victoria's platform 14 with a Blackpool North service, 9th November 1985. This view has totally changed beyond recognition, all the platforms are now straight with a 21,000 seat arena built on top of them. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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