Builder: BR Swindon Works
Type: Cross Country
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: BR Standard
Lot Number: 30336
|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|11/05/86||Withdrawn from||NH (Newton Heath)|
29th January 1958 - New at Swindon Carriage Works.
|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||Listed at NH - circa Jan-86|
53697 + 59263 + 53655 + 51586 + 59532 + 51577 at Blackpool North with the 11:20 to Manchester on 19/5/85. Hamish Stevenson.
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.