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Vehicle 50443 / 53443


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

Aug-57 New to 9D (Buxton)
Sep-57 Transferred to 5A (Crewe North)
Nov-57 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 01/07/61 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 2H (Monument Lane)
4w/e 05/11/66 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
3w/e 28/06/69 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
08/09/89 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath) PZQX

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50443 - original number
53443 - from Sep-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50443 59151 50495 As delivered to 9D - August 1957
50443 59151 50495 Transfer to 9A - Nov-57
50443 59158 50497 Transfer to 9D - 3w/e 28/06/69
53443 53493 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
N665 53443 53500 Listed at NH - May-88
N665 53443 53500 Noted circa Jul-88

Modifications

Dec-71 - Friction Control Springs Removed
Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 29th May 1984

M53443 in Manchester Victoria on the 29th May 1984. Dennis Taylor.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 28th October 1990

M54184 on top of W51106 and M53443 at Vic Berry's, 28-10-90. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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