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Vehicle 50478 / 53478


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

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50478 - original number
53478 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th July 1983

Class 110 E51815 + E59703 + E51829 + class 104 M53530 + 53478 in a hybrid livery approach Manchester Victoria on the 16th July 1983. Kevin Law.

DMU

Date: 13th July 1987

It wasn't often that you saw 2 car BRC&W class 104 on the Buxton line, as all Buxton units were 3 cars. This Newton Heath allocated set comprising of 53530 & 53478 seen heading back to Manchester on the outskirts of Disley on 13th July 1987. The set on the back is one of the Longsight allocated class 127 ex Bed-Pan units now in parcels use. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 27th July 1988

Set number: 458

Set 458 is a 104/101/104 hybrid with two brake vans, formed 53530 + 59082 + 53478. It is seen in Perth station on July 27, 1988 with a Class 101 working the 20:20 Perth - Kirkcaldy service. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 17th August 1988

Set number: 458

53530 + 59082 + 53478 pass through Princes Street Gardens with the 12:52 Kirkcaldy - Edinburgh service on August 17, 1988. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 3rd June 1989

Set number: 758

53530 + 53478 sit in Chester depot on June 3rd, 1989. Both were official withdrawn a few days later on the 7th. The DMS has a window missing, an engine missing, and has a charging lead plugged in. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 14th October 1989

Set number: CH607

Seen at Vic Berry's in Leicester on October 14, 1989 are Class 104 vehicles M53492 and M53478. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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