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Vehicle 50516 / 53516


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 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)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
21/05/90 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PXXZ

Notes

1988 - Orange cantrail stripe

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50516 - original number
53516 - from May-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50464 59172 50516 As delivered to 5D - 4w/e 28/12/57
53442 53516 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
53442 53516 Noted 13th September 1987
53442 53516 Noted 11th October 1987
53442 53516 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N664 53442 53516 Listed at NH - March 1988
53442 53516 Noted 4th April 1988
N664 53442 53516 Listed at NH - May 1988
N664 53442 53516 Listed at NH - May-88
N664 53442 53516 Noted circa Jul-88
N664 53442 53516 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988
N664 53442 53516 Noted 7th September 1988
N664 53442 53516 Noted 3rd November 1988
CH608 53442 53516 Noted 22/07/89
CH608 53442 53516 Listed at CH - 14/10/89
CH616 53442 53516 Noted 30/10/89

Modifications

Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 17th June 1962

M50516 is at the front of two three-car Class 104s north of Hednesford on the 17th June 1962. The second vehicle still has a full complement of footsteps on the end. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 17th October 1987

Class 104 M53516 with M53442 leading at Miles Platting on the 17th October 1987. Kevin Law.

DMU

Date: 9th April 1988

A BRC&W Class 104 DMU M53516 + M53442 arrives at Stockport with the shuttle from Stalybridge on the 9th April 1988, a service that ran hourly. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 22nd July 1989

Set number: CH608

Class 104 CH608 M53516 + M53442 on 2E34, 18:40 Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield at Buxworth, 22-7-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 30th October 1989

Set number: CH616

CH616 M53516 + M53442 stand at Llandudno waiting to depart with the 13:28 to Holyhead, 30-10-89. Robert Simpson.

DMU

Date: 6th December 1989

Set number: CH616

CH616 M53516 + M53442 on Longsight TMD's 14X road after another hard days work! 6-12-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 12th November 1990

Set number: CH616

53516 in the scrapline at Chester, 12/11/90. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: June 1991

Class 104 power car M53516 at Snailwell in June 1991. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 15th September 1988

Set number: N664

Class 104 set N664 (53442 + 53516) in Manchester Piccadilly station on 15/9/88. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 5th June 1990

Class 104 DMUs M53442 53516 and 53536 at Chester on June 5th 1990. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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