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Vehicle 50494 / 53494


Class 104

BR Diagram 558

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: 30294
Diagram: 558

Allocations

Aug-57 New to 5D (Stoke)
Sep-57 Transferred to 5A (Crewe North)
Jan-58 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 01/07/61 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 2H (Monument Lane)
w/e 07/01/67 Transferred to 2A (Tyseley)
2w/e 18/03/67 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
2w/e 09/03/68 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
3w/e 27/09/75 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
w/e 24/04/76 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
11/06/90 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50494 - original number
53494 - from Jun-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50442 59150 50494 As delivered to 5D - August 1957
53468 53494 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
N666 53444 53494 Noted 15/05/88
N673 53468 53494 Listed at NH - May-88
N673 53468 53494 Noted circa Jul-88
CH613 53468 53494 Noted 23/07/89
53494 53468 Noted 09/08/89
CH613 53536 53494 Listed at CH - 14/10/89

Modifications

Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 23rd June 1988

Set number: N673

53494 with DMBS 53468 as set N673, at Bolton 23/6/88. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 6th May 1989

Set number: N673

N673 (M53494+M53468), CH379 (M51948), N669 (M53528) on X shed Longsight TMD 6-5-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 23rd July 1989

Set number: CH613

CH613 M53494 + M53468 inside Llandudno Junction depot, 23-7-89. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 15th May 1988

Set number: N666

Its 21.50 and BRC&W Class 104 Newton Heath allocated DMU set N666, comprising of 53444 + 53494, sits at the buffers on platform 3A at a very quite Sheffield on the 15th May 1988. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 15th August 1988

Set number: N666

53444 with 53494 in the gloom of Manchester Victoria on 15/8/88. Robert Chilton.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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