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Vehicle 50470 / 53470


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 25/01/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-63 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
2w/e 09/10/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
05/07/87 Transferred to OO (Old Oak Common)
p/e 31/12/88 Sector Change to NGBX
p/e 07/12/91 Sector Change to NXXZ
23/12/91 Withdrawn from OO (Old Oak Common) NXXZ

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50470 - original number
53470 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50470 59178 50522 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 25/01/58
53470 53499 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
L703 53429 53470 Formed at OO circa 10/87
L703 53429 53470 Listed at - 15/05/89
L703 53429 53470 Noted 13th July 1990
L703 53429 53470 Listed at OO - 21/01/91

Modifications

Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 25th October 1984

Class 104 53470 is seen arriving at Leeds in all over BR blue livery on 25.10.1984. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 31st August 1988

Set number: L703

53470 + 53437 at Barking on the 31st August 1988. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 8th April 1989

Set number: L703

Class 104 53470, set number L703, is seen stabled on Tyseley on 08.04.1989 while en route from Doncaster Works to Old Oak Common following overhaul. It is next to Class 121 55027. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 7th March 1993

Set number: L703

53470 at C.F.Booths, Rotherham 7-3-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 7th March 1993

Set number: L703

53470 at C.F.Booths, Rotherham 7-3-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 11th March 1993

Set number: L703

53470 C.F.Booths, Rotherham on the 11-3-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 27th March 1993

Set number: L703

53470 at Booths, after being stripped for spares for the preserved 104s, and awaiting cutting, 27-3-93. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 27th March 1993

Set number: L703

53470 at Booths, after being stripped for spares for the preserved 104s, and awaiting cutting, 27-3-93. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 1st October 1987

Set number: L703

Twin DMBS set L703 (53429 & 53470) about to enter West Drayton on 1/10/87. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 8th April 1989

Set number: L703

Class 104 53429, set number L703, is seen stabled on Tyseley on 08.04.1989 with 53470, 55027 (right) and 54289 (left), all of which carry Network South East livery. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 1st September 1989

Set number: L703

Twin DMBS set L703 comprised 53429 and 53470 when seen at Barking, 01/09/89. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: L703

L703 is seen at Kings Sutton as a Class 104 DMBS/DMBS set, presumably 53429 53470. Tom Clift.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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