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Vehicle 50529 / 53529


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

w/e 28/02/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-58 Transferred to 18A (Toton)
4w/e 29/12/62 Transferred to 17A (Derby Etches Park)
Sep-63Depot code change16C (Derby Etches Park)
4w/e 02/01/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
Feb-84 Transferred to CW (Cricklewood)
10/05/87 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
11/06/90 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50529 - original number
53529 - from Aug-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50477 59185 50529 As delivered to 5B - w/e 28/02/58
50477 59185 50529 Noted 03/08/79
53421 53529 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
53421 53529 Noted 12th March 1988
N661 53421 53529 Listed at NH - May-88
N661 53421 53529 Noted circa Jul-88
CH605 53977 53529 Listed at CH - 14/10/89
CH611 53451 53529 Listed at CH - mid May-90

Images:

DMU

Date: 14th May 1977

A 3-car Class 104 set led by M50529, the power cars carrying a white stripe but not the centre car, passes a Class 108 at Manchester Victoria on May 14, 1977. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 20th January 1986

A two-car Class 104 set, led by 53529, enters Walthamstow station with a Barking - Gospel Oak service on January 20, 1986. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 29th September 1989

Set number: CH605

CH605 (M53529 + Class 108 M53977) have arrived at Manchester Piccadilly with the 12:14 ex-Sheffield, 29-9-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 9th February 1990

Set number: CH605

CH605 M53529 + M53977 with the 17:45 Holyhead to Crewe at Chester, 9-2-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: CH611

CH611 (53529 + 53451) at Kidderminster on the Severn Valley Railway. Date unknown. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 30th April 1990

Set number: CH611

CH611 M53529 + M53451 waits to depart Llandudno with the 17:17 to Stalybridge, 30-4-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 4th May 1990

Set number: CH611

CH611 M53529 + M53451 arrive into Manchester Piccadilly ECS from Stockport CS, seen from CH610 M53447 (+ 53531) on 2H06, the 16:07 Man Piccadilly to Buxton, the last ever time a 104 worked to Buxton. 4th May 1990. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 2nd March 1991

Pile of DMU scrap, inc M53529's rear 3rd way up in mid) amid the RTC's 103 (Cab front above 53529) Mayer Parrys, Snailwell 2-3-91. Kevin Dowd.


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: 19th March 1988

53421 / 53529 are seen at Normanton on 19/3/88 while working the 15:43 Leeds - Sheffield. Stuart Mackay Collection.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: CH611

CH611 (M53451 + M53529) near Bewdley on the Severn Valley Railway. Date unknown. Tom Clift.

DMU

Date: 31st May 1990

Set number: CH611

CH611 M53451 + M53529 depart Chester 20 minutes late (both cars required water!) with the 14:19 to Helsby, 31-5-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 3rd February 1991

53451/50529 had been used as part of the DMU Auto-gear and carriage washing experiments. They are seen in the photograph at Etches Park on 3/2/91, days before leaving for Snailwell on the 12th. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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