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Vehicle 50499 / 53499


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

Sep-57 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Jan-58 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 2H (Monument Lane)
4w/e 05/11/66 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)
w/e 01/05/77 Transferred to NH (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04/10/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PXXZ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

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50499 - original number
53499 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50447 59155 50499 As delivered to 5B - September 1957
EP474 50447 59155 50499 Noted circa Jun-69
50446 59157 50499 Noted 02/01/71
53470 53499 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
53465 53499 Noted 30/08/87
53465 53499 Noted 10th October 1987
53465 53499 Noted 16th November 1987
53465 53499 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
53465 53499 Noted 5th March 1988
N671 53465 53499 Listed at NH - May 1988
N671 53465 53499 Listed at NH - May-88
N671 53465 53499 Noted circa Jul-88
N671 53465 53499 Noted circa Jul-88
N671 53465 53499 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988
CH607 53439 53499 Listed at CH - 01/10/89

Modifications

Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 19th February 1980

A 2-car Class 104 at Matlock on 19/2/80. The DMBS (closest) is unknown but the DMC is 50499. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 19th February 1980

A 2-car Class 104 at Matlock on 19/2/80. The DMBS (closest) is unknown but the DMC is 50499. Chris Lings.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1987

The British Rail Class 104 diesel multiple units were built by Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company from 1957 to 1959. The first units were ordered for the London Midland Region, with the majority of the class for use in North West of England, sets were also used on Tyneside, like the Metro-Cammell class 101's these units truly worked nationwide, but of all the routes worked by the class the Buxton route was the one with which they became synonymous. Here is a Newton Heath allocated set comprising of M53465 + M53499 in Stockport's platform 3a with the Stalybridge shuttle service on 30th August 1987. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 6th August 1989

Set number: CH607

Class 104 CH607 (M53439 + M53499) and Class 108 CH251 (M54489 + M51418) inside Llandudno Junction depot, 6-8-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 3rd February 1991

Set number: CH610

CH610 (M53531 + M53447) is seen stored at Derby Etches Park alsongside M53499 on the 3rd February 1991. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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