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Vehicle 50469 / 53469


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

4w/e 25/01/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-63 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 04/02/67 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
09/03/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50469 - original number
53469 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50469 59177 50521 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 25/01/58
50469 59177 50521 Noted 04/01/78
53469 54175 Noted 09/11/85

Images:

DMU

Date: September 1984

53469 at the front of a two-car Class 104 in Manchester Victoria station circa September 1984. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: 9th November 1985

A BRC&W class 104 dmu M53469 & M54175 with Kirkham on the blind, which is in the other direction, rushes through the delightful station of Moses Gate heading towards Manchester Victoria on 9th November 1985, whilst my Dad and I wait hopefully for another train to stop. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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