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Vehicle 50461 / 53461


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

4w/e 30/11/57 New to 5D (Stoke)
Jun-58 Transferred to 5B (Crewe South)
Oct-58 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 04/02/67 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
4w/e 04/03/67 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
2w/e 10/02/68 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
circa Dec-83 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)
06/01/84 Reinstated AY (Ayr) - cover for AY fire damaged vehicles
Feb-87 Stored U. FY (Falkland Yard)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr) - also noted as 15/07/87

Notes

29th February 1984 - Seen carrying unit no. 104 453

11th May 1984 - Seen carrying unit no. 104 453

3rd August 1984 - Seen in plain blue livery

19th February 1985 - Seen in blue & grey livery

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50461 - original number
53461 - from Jan-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50461 59169 50513 As delivered to 5D - 4w/e 30/11/57
53452 59225 53461 Noted 9th January 1984
53452 59225 53461 Noted 17th January 1984
53461 59793 52027 Noted 13th February 1984
104453 53461 59793 52001 Noted 11th May 1984
104453 53461 59798 53245 Listed at AY - 17/06/84
53461 59080 53577 Noted 19th February 1985
spare 53461 Listed at AY - 25/03/85
104452 53461 59558 53577 May 1985
53461 59559 52013 Noted 30th July 1985
53461 54403 52026 Noted 29th March 1986
104452 53461 59558 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
53461 59791 53649 Noted 6th June 1986
104452 53461 59791 53659 Noted 4th August 1986
104452 53461 59791 53649 Formation change - p/e 17/09/86
53461 59791 53659 Noted 25th September 1986
104452 53461 59558 51584 Formation change - circa Oct-86 - 51584 added
53461 59791 53659 Noted 16th October 1986
53461 59560 53653 Noted 19th November 1986

Modifications

circa Jul-72 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: October 1984

Set number: 104452

104 452 (presumably with 53461 at the front and with two Class 107 vehicles) seen in Glasgow Central station in October 1984. Mike Cooper.

DMU

Date: 6th October 1984

Set number: 104452

104 452 (with presumably 53461 at the front) leads a six-car formation on the 15:22 Edinburgh Waverley - West Calder into Slateford station, 6th October 1984. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 25th May 1986

Set number: 104452

Class 104 53461, set number 104 452, is seen stabled at Corkerhill on 25.05.1986. This was one of the few Class 104's to be painted into blue and grey, and was also one of the few Class 104's allocated to Scotland. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 28th November 1986

Set number: 104452

Hybrid set 104 452 runs into Edinburgh Waverley on the 11:04 from North Berwick, 28th November 1986. The set of formed of a Class 104 DMBS, a Class 101 centre car and Class 120 DMS. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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