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Vehicle 50440


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 9A (Longsight)
Sep-57 Transferred to 5A (Crewe North)
Nov-57 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 01/07/61 Transferred to 5A (Crewe North)
Apr-63 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 2H (Monument Lane)
w/e 07/01/67 Transferred to 2A (Tyseley)
2w/e 18/03/67 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
2w/e 09/03/68 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
Dec-72 Transferred to 9L (Buxton)
May-73Depot code changeBX (Buxton)
08/08/82 Withdrawn from BX (Buxton)

Notes

10/05/59 - Noted receiving attention in Horwich Works were M50440, 50495, 50772, 50805, 59148, 79078, 79080 and 79627.

15/06/82 - A fire occurred in Doncaster Works DMU area. 50440 took the brunt of the damage and was burnt out. 50139, 51796 and 56258 were also damaged.

Aug-82 - After inspection 50440 was considered beyond economic repair after suffering fire damage in Doncaster Works. It could be found covered over in the works in August 1982, the body being bowed in the centre.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50440 59148 50492 As delivered to 9A - July 1957
50440 59148 50492 Transfer to 9A - Nov-57
50440 59148 50492 Transfer to 9L - 5w/e 06/01/73

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