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Vehicle 50514 / 53514


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 28/12/57 New to 5D (Stoke)
May-58 On loan to 3E (Monument Lane)
Jun-58 Transferred to 5B (Crewe South)
w/e 01/10/60 Transferred 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)
circa Dec-83 Transferred to BX (Buxton)
27/04/86 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
02/11/86 Withdrawn from NH (Newton Heath)
08/02/87 Reinstated BX (Buxton)
25/10/87 Withdrawn from BX (Buxton)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50514 - original number
53514 - from Apr-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50462 59170 50514 As delivered to 5D - 4w/e 28/12/57
50458 59166 50514 Noted 07/08/82
53594 59155 53514 Noted 16/04/84
BX487 53514 59228 53556 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX487 53514 59228 53556 Noted 01/12/85
BX487 53514 59228 53556 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
53456 53514 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986 - on loan BX

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: 1st April 1984

53514 is seen at Sheffield on the 1st April 1984. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 1st April 1984

53514 is seen at Sheffield on the 1st April 1984. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 9th April 1985

Set number: BX485

Buxton based BRC&W class 104 3 car dmu BX485 (M53514, M59228, M53556), climbs the 1-60 bank up towards Disley whilst working a Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton service. These units truly worked nationwide, but it was the Buxton route which they became synonymous with. 9th April 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 23rd February 1986

Set number: BX487

With Oxford Road showing on the blind, Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu BX487 (M53514, M59228, M53556) slows for the Chapel-en-le-Frith stop, with a Sunday working to Manchester Oxford Road on 23rd February 1986. This set was unique at Buxton for in it's formation was M59228 a TBSL one of only 14 built for the North Eastern Region 4 car sets it was the last of it's kind in service. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1986

Class 104 M53514 and Class 108 M53636 at Buxton on the 3rd September 1986. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th April 1984

The Class 104 on the right consists of M53594 M59155 M53514, seen at Buxton on 16/04/1984, with set BX485 on the left. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 6th July 1986

Class 108 and 104 (M53456 + M53514) vehicles at Buxton on the 6th July 1986. Vincent Haworth.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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