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Vehicle 50425 / 53425


Class 104

BR Diagram 558

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: 30291
Diagram: 558

Allocations

w/e 27/04/57 New to 9A (Longsight)
Jun-57 Transferred to 9D (Buxton)
Sep-63Depot code change9L (Buxton)
May-73Depot code changeBX (Buxton)
circa Sep-82 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
24/10/83 Transferred to BY (Bletchley)
19/01/86 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
23/10/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Notes

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50425 - original number
53425 - from Jan-85 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50421 59133 50425 As delivered to 9A - w/e 27/04/57
50421 59133 50425 Noted 19th May 1957
50421 59133 50425 Noted 24/05/80
53439 53425 Noted 22/12/84
53472 53425 Listed at NH - Summer 1986 - Pending arrival withdrawn vehicle 54200 retained.
53476 53425 Noted 13th September 1987
53476 53425 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N675 53476 53425 Listed at NH - May-88
N675 53476 53425 Noted circa Jul-88
CH614 53476 53425 Listed at CH - 01/10/89

Modifications

Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 12th May 1984

53425/53439 at Bedford St Johns on 11.00 ex-Bletchley on 12 May 1984. On this date the "old" St Johns station closed, to be replaced by a basic halt on the direct curve from Midland station to the Bletchley line. Lewis Bevan.

DMU

Date: 12th May 1984

DMU 53425/53439 stand at the old Bedford St Johns station on the 11.00 to Bletchley on 12 May 1984 - the last day. Lewis Bevan.

DMU

Date: 22nd December 1984

Bletchley allocated 53425 + 53439 at Leicester on the 22nd December 1984. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 24th September 1989

Set number: CH614

M53466 (left) + M53425 (right) at Chester depot on September 24, 1989. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 24th September 1989

Set number: CH614

M53425 (CH614) + M53466 (CH612) on Chester Depot, 24-9-89. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 22nd December 1984

53439 + 53425 are seen at Leicester on the 22nd December 1984. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 20th May 1989

DMU 53476/53425 arrives at Llandudno with the shuttle from Llandudno Junction: 20 May 1989. Lewis Bevan.

DMU

Date: 9th December 1989

Set number: CH609

M53520, M53468, M53306, 53472, E53195, M59207, M53466, E53263, M53425, M59155, M59183, M59148, 53541 withdrawn at Chester station sidings, 9/12/89. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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