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Vehicle 50476 / 53476


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 28/02/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Jun-58 Transferred to 3E (Monument Lane)
4w/e 29/11/58 Transferred to 18A (Toton)
4w/e 29/12/62 Transferred to 17A (Derby Etches Park)
Sep-63Depot code change16C (Derby Etches Park)
4w/e 02/01/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
04/10/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PXXZ

Notes

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

April 1988 - Seen with front saloon luggage racks missing

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50476 - original number
53476 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50476 59184 50528 As delivered to 5B - w/e 28/02/58
50476 59184 50528 Noted 25/01/80
53476 54274 Formation change - NH - Aug-85
53476 54274 Noted 11/01/86
53476 53500 Listed at NH - Summer 1986 - Pending arrival vehicle 54274 in use.
53476 54425 Formation change - NH - circa Oct-86
53476 53425 Noted 13th September 1987
53476 53425 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N675 53476 53425 Listed at NH - May 1988
N675 53476 53425 Listed at NH - May-88
N675 53476 53425 Noted circa Jul-88
N675 53476 53425 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988
N675 53476 53425 Noted 31st December 1988
CH614 53476 53425 Listed at CH - 01/10/89

Modifications

Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 25th January 1980

50476, 59184 & 50528 at Preston, 25/1/80. Jerry Glover.

DMU

Date: 24th May 1980

DMBS M50476 nearest the camera awaits departure from Manchester Victoria with a service to Blackpool North on 24/05/1980. Cars carrying the white band were dedicated to these services. The cab front is rather tatty, and includes a square plate where the two-character headcode box has been blanked off. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 11th January 1986

Class 104 53476 twinned with Class 108 54274 at Leicester on the 11th January 1986. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 20th May 1989

DMU 53476/53425 arrives at Llandudno with the shuttle from Llandudno Junction: 20 May 1989. Lewis Bevan.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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