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Vehicle 50517 / 53517


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 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-63 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)
04/02/87 Transferred to AY (Ayr)
Mar-87 Transferred to ED (Eastfield)
02/10/88 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
21/05/90 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PXXZ

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50517 - original number
53517 - from Jun-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50465 59173 50517 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 28/12/57
50465 59173 50517 Noted 03/08/79
53464 59168 53517 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 23/03/87
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - Jan-88
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - 1st January 1988
456 53464 59168 53517 Listed at ED - circa August 1988
CH611 53451 53517 Listed at CH - 14/10/89

Images:

DMU

Date: 2nd May 1987

Set number: 456

53517 with 59168 and 53464 at Eastfield depot on the 2nd May 1987. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1989

Set number: CH611

CH611 M53517 + M53451 stabled on Chester Depot 3-9-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 26th December 1989

Set number: CH611

Class 104 53517, set number CH611, is seen stabled at Tyseley on 26.12.1989 in all over BR blue. On the right is M53124. Andy Cole.

DMU

Date: 6th January 1990

Set number: CH611

CH611 (53517 + 53451) at Chester with the 14:35 to Warrington Central on 6/1/90. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 15th February 1990

Set number: CH611

A rather tired looking Chester allocated Class 104 set CH611 comprising of 53517 + 53451 in Manchester Piccadilly's platform 1 with a local service, 15th February 1990. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 12th November 1990

Set number: CH611

53517 in the scrapline at Chester, 12/11/90. Gazza Prescott.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd August 1979

Blackpool North was a frequent haunt for Class 104s. In the station when this shot was taken on the 3rd August 1979 were 50524 + 59183 + 50475, 50504 + 59160 + 50452, 50477 + 59185 + 50529 and 50517 + 59173 + 50465. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 10th June 1988

Set number: 456

53464 + 59168 + (53517), working the 17:28 Cowdenbeath - Edinburgh on June 10, 1988, pass a Class 101 centre car stabled in the east end of Haymarket depot. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 24th August 1988

Set number: 456

53464 + 59168 + 53517 (set 456) is working with a Class 101 on the 17:10 Edinburgh - Dunblane service on August 24, 1988, seen just after departure in Princes Street Gardens. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 15th February 1990

Set number: CH611

A rather tired looking Chester allocated Class 104 DMU set CH611 comprising of 53451 + 53517 in Manchester Piccadilly's platform 1 with a local service, 15th February 1990. Andrew J Crowther.

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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