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Vehicle 50473 / 53473


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 22/02/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-63 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 31/10/64 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
Jan-84 Transferred to AY (Ayr) - cover for fire damaged vehicles
Feb-87 Stored U. FY (Falkland Yard)
Mar-87 Withdrawn from AY (Ayr)

Notes

19th January 1984 - Seen in blue livery with white stripe

5th March 1984 - Seen in blue livery with white stripe

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50473 - original number
53473 - from Jan-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50473 59181 50525 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/02/58
50473 59181 50525 Transfer to 9D - 3w/e 31/10/64
53473 59789 53525 Noted 19th January 1984
53473 59801 53245 Noted 7th February 1984
53473 59801 53245 Noted 17th February 1984
104451 53473 59559 53525 Listed at AY - 17/06/84
104451 53473 59559 53525 Noted 27th June 1984
104451 53473 59559 53525 Listed at AY - 25/03/85
104451 53473 59559 53525 Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986
53473 59264 53705 Noted 7th July 1986
104451 53473 59264 51583 Noted 14th July 1986
104451 53473 59264 51583 Listed at Ayr - August 1986
104451 53473 59264 51583 Noted 4th August 1986
53473 59264 51583 Noted 8th August 1986
53473 59264 51584 Noted 16th October 1986
104451 53473 59559 53505 Formation change - circa Nov-86 - 53505 replaces 53525

Images:

DMU

Date: 30th September 1984

Set number: 104451

53473 leads 104 451 into Falkirk Grahamston station with a Dunblane service on the 30th September 1984. The rear car is 53525, the centre car is probably 59559. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 27th September 1986

Set number: 104451

A class 104 / 120 hyrid (presumably 53473 + 59264 + 51583) departs Newton on Ayr with the 15.15 Ayr - Glasgow Central on 27-09-1986, the last day of diesel services. Stored 107s can be seen in the yard ahead. Gordon Thomson.

DMU

Date: 19th November 1986

Set number: 104451

Set 104451 only contains one Class 104 vehicles when seen at Ardrossan Harbour with the 15:18 Ardrossan Harbour - Glasgow service on November 19, 1986. DMBS SC53473 is working with two Class 120 vehicles, presumably 59264 and 51583. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: November 1987

Set number: 104451

Class 104 SC53473 at Snailwell in November 1987. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 30th September 1984

Set number: 104

53525 on the rear of a Dunblane service at Falkirk Grahamston on the 30th September 1984. The centre car is presumably 59559 and the other power car is 53473, labeled set 104 451. Hamish Stevenson.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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