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Vehicle 50436 / 53436


Class 104

BR Diagram 556

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30293
Diagram: 556

Allocations

Jul-57 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Oct-57 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
w/e 01/10/60 Transferred to 9D (Buxton)
Sep-63Depot code change9L (Buxton)
w/e 06/11/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
3w/e 30/04/66 On loan to 9A (Longsight)
3w/e 02/07/66 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 04/02/67 Transferred to 9L (Buxton)
May-73Depot code changeBX (Buxton)
11/03/83 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
05/03/84 Transferred to CW (Cricklewood)
09/03/84 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
07/08/85 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50436 - original number
53436 - from Feb-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50436 59144 50488 As delivered to 5B - July 1957
53436 53496 Noted 23/02/85

Modifications

circa early 1975 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 1958

A Class 104 set led by M50436 at Manchester London Road in 1958. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: unknown

A Class 104 DMU at Manchester Victoria in the 1980s, M53436 at the front. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 23rd February 1985

Passing the semaphores on the approach to Bolton station is a Newton Heath allocated class 104 BRC&W dmu - M53436 + M53496 - on a Manchester Victoria-Blackburn local service, 23rd February 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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