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Vehicle 50586


Class 104

BR Diagram 580

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: 30301
Diagram: 580

Allocations

15/1/59 New to 50B (Neville Hill)
4w/e 21/02/59 Transferred to South Gosforth
2w/e 11/06/60 Transferred to 51A (Darlington)
3w/e 22/10/60 On loan to 66C (Hamilton)
2w/e 14/01/61 Ex-loan back to 51A (Darlington)
Jan-61 Transferred to 55H (Neville Hill)
4w/e 03/06/61 Transferred to 51A (Darlington)
3w/e 30/09/61 On loan to 50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
4w/e 30/06/62 Ex-loan back to 55H (Neville Hill)
May-73Depot code changeNL (Neville Hill)
3w/e 31/12/76 Transferred to GF (South Gosforth)
w/e 10/08/80 Transferred to DN (Darlington)
25/10/81 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill)
2w/e 09/05/82 Withdrawn from NL (Neville Hill)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50586 59232 59242 50591 As delivered to 50B - 15th January 1959
50586 59232 59242 50591 Transfer to South Gosforth - 4w/e 21/02/59
50586 59232 59242 50591 Transfer to 51A - 2w/e 11/06/60
50586 59232 59242 50591 Transfer to 66C - 3w/e 22/10/60 - on loan
50586 59232 59242 50591 Transfer to 51A - 2w/e 14/01/61 - ex-loan
50586 59232 59542 50591 Transfer to 51A - 4w/e 03/06/61
50586 59232 59242 50591 Transfer to 50C - 3w/e 30/09/61 - on loan
50586 59232 59242 50591 Transfer to 55H - 4w/e 30/06/62 - ex-loan
50586 59194 59219 50591 Transfer to GF - 3w/e 31/12/76
50543 59224 59208 50586 Noted 10/08/80

Images:

DMU

Date: 1960

E50586 at Stockton in 1960. Note the end steps still fitted to the adjacent trailer brake second. Steve Davies Collection.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 10th August 1980

On the final day of the British Rail service prior to conversion to Tyneside Metro system, cars E50543 E59224 E59208 E50586 await departure from North Shields to Newcastle. The station can be seen to be in a dilapidated condition. Information on the history of this station can be found at www.lner.info/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=4997. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 10th August 1980

On the final day of the British Rail service prior to conversion to Tyneside Metro system - 10/08/80 - cars E50543 E59224 E59208 E50586 depart North Shields for Newcastle. The station can be seen to be in a dilapidated condition. Graeme Phillips Collection.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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