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Vehicle 50342


Class 100

BR Diagram 536

Builder: GRC&W
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30278
Diagram: 536

Allocations

Jun-57 New to 9A (Longsight) - on loan from 64A
Sep-57 On loan to 5D (Stoke)
Nov-57 Ex-loan back to 64A (St Margarets)
2w/e 11/03/61 On loan to 61A (Kittybrewster)
2w/e 22/04/61 Ex-loan back to 64H (Leith Central)
2w/e 26/10/62 Transferred to 66C (Hamilton)
4w/e 07/05/66 Transferred to 64H (Leith Central)
3w/e 06/05/72 Transferred to 62B (Dundee) - 64H closed
22/10/72 Withdrawn from 62B (Dundee)
13/01/73 Reinstated 64B (Haymarket) - due to DMU shortage
Feb-73 Transferred to 62B (Dundee)
Feb-73 Transferred to 64B (Haymarket)
May-73Depot code changeHA (Haymarket)
Jun-74 Stored S.
w/e 06/07/74 Reinstated HN (Hamilton)
w/e 24/05/75 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
w/e 28/06/75 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
2w/e 20/03/76 Transferred to HN (Hamilton)
w/e 17/04/76 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath) - returned from HN, 50766 sent instead
3w/e 30/06/79 Transferred to LO (Longsight)
15/08/82 Withdrawn from LO (Longsight)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50342 56097 As delivered to 9A - June 1957 - on loan from 64A
50342 56097 Noted 26th February 1958 - On driver instruction work on Kelvin Valley branch
50342 56097 Transfer to 61A - 2w/e 11/03/61
50342 56097 Transfer to 64H - 4w/e 06/05/61
50342 56097 Transfer to 66C - 4w/e 10/11/62
50342 56097 Transfer to 64H - 3w/e 30/04/66
50342 56470 Transfer to NH - w/e 28/06/75
50342 56267 50812 Noted 28/04/78

Images:

DMU

Date: 30th September 1957

Sc50342 (on loan from the ScR) is at the front of a two-car GRC&W / two-car Cravens / possibly a BG formation in Birmingham New Street. They are working the 1.05pm service to Wolverhampton on September 30, 1957 Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: unknown

Sc50342 stabled in Haymarket depot. It's DTC is in blue livery. Undated. Tony Wilkins.

DMU

Date: unknown

Sc50342 at Montrose, probably on a Dundee service. Undated. The red colour of the seat covering can be clearly seen. Tony Wilkins.

DMU

Date: unknown

SC50342 in-between two Cravens vehicles at Falkirk Grahamston. Date unknown. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 1977

M50342 at Newton Heath depot in 1977, attached to a Class 104 vehicle. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 28th April 1978

The 12:10 to Birmingham Moor Street is seen departing from Leamington Spa on 28/04/1978. It is formed of Class 100 M50342, Class 108 M56267 and Class 105 M50812. Visible behind is Class 122 55006. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1981

M50342 and a Class 105 DTC leave Stalybridge on the 3rd September 1981. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1981

A Class 100/105 hybrid, the DMBS believed to be M50342. Taken at Stalybridge on the 3rd September 1981. Malcolm Clements.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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