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Vehicle 50512 / 53512


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

4w/e 30/11/57 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)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
14/05/90 Sector Change to PXXZ
11/06/90 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Notes

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50512 - original number
53512 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50460 59168 50512 As delivered to 5D - 4w/e 30/11/57
53460 53512 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
53431 53512 Formation change - NH - circa Dec-86
53431 53512 Noted 11th October 1987
53431 53512 Noted 18th November 1987
53431 53512 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
53431 53512 Noted 12th March 1988
N662 53432 53512 Listed at NH - May 1988
N662 53431 53512 Listed at NH - May-88
N662 53431 53512 Noted circa Jul-88
N662 53431 53512 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988
53431 53512 Noted 09/08/89
CH606 53431 53512 Listed at CH - 14/10/89
CH618 53431 53512 Noted 18/10/89

Modifications

Dec-71 - Friction Control Springs Removed
circa early 1975 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 15th September 1988

Set number: N662

Class 104 53512 + 53431 with Class 108 54268 + 53934 at Manchester Victoria on 15/9/88. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 18th October 1989

Set number: CH618

CH618 (M53512 + M53431) on 2E46, the 14:40 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at New Mills Central, 18-10-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 2nd December 1989

Set number: CH635

A rather tired looking Chester allocated set CH635 comprising of Class 104 53512 paired with what looks to be a Class 108 car, at Manchester Victoria with a local service, 2nd December 1989. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: August 1991

Set number: CH635

Class 104 M53512 at Snailwell in August 1991. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 24th September 1989

Set number: CH606

CH606 M53431 + M53512 take fuel on Chester Depot, 24-9-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1990

Condemned Class 104 DMUs M53431, 53512 and M53517 at Chester on June 5th, 1990. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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