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Vehicle 50511 / 53511


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

Nov-57 New to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 04/02/67 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
May-80 Transferred to LO (Longsight)
10/06/84 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
20/05/89 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath) PNHX

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50511 - original number
53511 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50459 59167 50511 As delivered to - November 1957
50459 59144 50511 Noted 16/11/68
50459 59144 50511 Noted 07/08/82
53466 53511 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
N672 53466 53511 Listed at NH - May-88
53466 53511 Noted circa Jul-88

Modifications

circa Jul-72 - AWS fitted
Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 12th August 1977

50763 and 50511 sit side by side in Blackpool North station on the 12th August 1977. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 7th November 1987

53511 Class 104 is seen at Tyseley on 07.11.1987. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 11th June 1988

Class 104 53511 is seen receiving attention on the wheel lathe at Tyseley on 11.06.1988. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 8th June 1990

Set number: N672

Withdrawn M53511 (N672) at Newton Heath on the 8th June 1990. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 24th October 1990

M53511 boarded up at Vic Berrys, Leicester. It was withdrawn in May '89, and listed as cut up in October 1990. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 28th October 1990

Set number: N672

M53511, M54179 and W59282 at Vic Berrys, Leicester, 28-10-90. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 7th August 1982

Cars M50514 + M59166 + M50458 / M50511 + M59144 + M50459 call at Llandudno Junction with the 09"59 Stockport - Llandudno, 7th August 1982. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 11th June 1988

Class 104 53466 is seen stabled solo at Tyseley on 11.06.1988. It's partner may well have been 53511 which was on the wheel lathe. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 24th October 1990

Set number: N666

53493 and 53511 head a long line of vehicles awaiting disposal at Vic Berrys on 24/10/90. Ian Francis.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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