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Vehicle 50430 / 53430


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

w/e 08/06/57 New to 9A (Longsight)
Jun-57 Transferred to 9D (Buxton)
Sep-63Depot code change9L (Buxton)
May-73Depot code changeBX (Buxton)
26/03/86 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
11/05/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)
Jun-86 Reinstated NH (Newton Heath)
Jun-86 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Sep-86 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50430 - original number
53430 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50430 59138 50482 As delivered to 9A - w/e 08/06/57
50430 59138 50482 Noted 17th June 1957
50430 59138 50482 Noted 23rd March 1958
BX483 53430 59187 53491 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX483 53430 59187 53491 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
53430 53491 Formation change - NH - circa Mar-86
53430 53491 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986 - Withdrawn but still in traffic

Images:

DMU

Date: 24th January 1985

On a cold and snowy day Buxton based BRC&W class 104 3 car dmu M53430, M59187, M53491, is seen in its home town waiting to take out the next service to Manchester Piccadilly. 24th January 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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