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Vehicle 50477 / 53477


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)
Apr-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)
circa Jan-84 Transferred to CW (Cricklewood)
10/05/87 Transferred to OO (Old Oak Common)
p/e 31/12/88 Sector Change to NGBX
21/01/92 Transferred to RG (Reading) NWRX
01/02/93 Transferred to HQ NWRX
08/02/93 Withdrawn from HQ NWRX

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50477 - original number
53477 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50477 59185 50529 As delivered to 5B - w/e 28/02/58
50477 59185 50529 Noted 03/08/79
L704 53477 53540 Formed at OO circa Oct-87
L704 53477 59488 51408 Noted 02/10/87
L704 53477 53540 Listed at - 15/05/89
L704 53477 51571 Listed at OO - 21/01/91
L408 53477 59115 51385 Listed at RG - 24/02/92 - NSE NWRX pool
L408 53477 59115 51385 Listed at RG - 12/08/92
L408 53477 59115 51385 Listed at RG - November 1992 - Sector NWRX

Images:

DMU

Date: 4th December 1983

Class 104 DMBS 53477 waits in Doncaster Works on the 4th December 1983. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 1st October 1987

Set number: L704

Blue / grey Class 104 53477 is running with NSE liveried Class 117 vehicles (presumably 59488 + 51408) when seen at West Drayton on the 1st October 1987. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 2nd October 1987

Set number: L704

A mixed up set containing Class 104 DMBS 53477 and Class 117 vehicles 59488 + 51408 enters Paddington on the 2nd October 1987. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: July 1990

Set number: L704

In July 1990 Class 104 set L704 halts at Harringey Stadium. This was probably the lowest point of the service on this line, a far cry from today's 15 min service and soon to be electrified and extended at the Barking end! Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 1991

Set number: L704

L704 was a Class 104/108 hybrid set (presumably 53477 + 51571) when seen at Gospel Oak station in 1991. John Law.

DMU

Date: 11th October 1991

Set number: L704

53477 (and presumably 51571) at Gospel Oak with the 16:15 to Barking, 11/10/91. Pictured is Mark Fletcher, the other half of the "Poly of Wales roadshow". Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 2nd October 1992

Set number: L408

A classic Paddington shot. Set L408 contains 53477 (104), 59115 (101) and 51385 (117). It has arrived on the 22:42 from Reading, 2/10/92. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 17th January 1995

Class 104 car 53477 together with 53539 withdrawn at Old Oak Common 17th January 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 16th October 1995

53477, Gwent Demolition, Margam 16-10-95. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 10th December 1995

Set number: L408

53477 has various spares removed for the preserved 104s. Gwent Demolition, Margam 10-12-95. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd August 1979

Blackpool North was a frequent haunt for Class 104s. In the station when this shot was taken on the 3rd August 1979 were 50524 + 59183 + 50475, 50504 + 59160 + 50452, 50477 + 59185 + 50529 and 50517 + 59173 + 50465. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: July 1990

Set number: L704

At Gospel Oak is class 104 set L704 (53540 and 53477) on the Barking service. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 20th October 1990

Class 104 set L704 (53540 + 53477) is seen approaching Paddington on 20.10.1990 in Network South East livery. A handful of these units were operated by Old Oak Common. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 1991

Set number: L704

L704 was a Class 108/104 hybrid (presumably 51571 + 53477) when seen arriving into Gospel Oak station in 1991. John Law.

DMU

Date: 17th January 1995

Class 104 cars 53539 & 53477 withdrawn at Old Oak Common on 17th January 1995. Ian Buck.

DMU

Date: 10th December 1995

Set number: L720

53539, 59437, 53477 (477 scrapped 12-12-95) at Gwent Demolition, Margam, 10-12-95. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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