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Vehicle 50427 / 53427


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 18/05/57 New to 9A (Longsight)
by Sep-67 Listed at 9D (Buxton) - no official date found, probably either Jun or Sep-57.
Sep-63Depot code change9L (Buxton)
May-73Depot code changeBX (Buxton)
26/03/86 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
10/11/88 Stored S. CP PSPX
09/03/89 Withdrawn from CP PXXZ

Notes

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

27th December 1988 - Seen at Crewe carriage shed

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50427 - original number
53427 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50423 59135 50427 As delivered to 9A - w/e 18/05/57
50423 59135 50427 Noted 17th June 1957
BX486 53459 59183 53427 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX486 53459 59183 53427 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
53420 53427 Formation change - NH - Mar-86
53474 53427 Listed at NH - Summer 1986
53444 53427 Noted 21/06/87
53474 53427 Noted 3rd September 1987
53474 53427 Noted 11th October 1987
53474 53427 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N674 53474 53427 Listed at NH - March 1988
N674 53474 53427 Listed at NH - May 1988
N674 53474 53427 Listed at NH - May-88
N674 53474 53427 Noted circa Jul-88
N674 53474 53427 Noted circa Jul-88
N674 53474 53427 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988

Images:

DMU

Date: 21st April 1987

Class 104 53427 is seen at Leeds on 21.04.1987. Most of these units stayed in BR blue livery until withdrawal. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 21st June 1987

Southport station on June 21st, 1987, contains two-car Class 104 set M53427 + M53444. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 30th January 1988

Newton Heath depot contains two Class 104s and many Pacers on January 30, 1988. Closest is M53427 + M53474, at the rear is a mixed livery set. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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