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Vehicle 50531 / 53531


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 22/03/58 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 01/01/66 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
p/e 13/10/90 Sector Change to PXXZ
09/03/92 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PXXZ

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50531 - original number
53531 - from Oct-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50479 59187 50531 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/03/58
50479 59187 50531 Noted 1st June 1958
53465 53531 Listed at Newton Heath - Summer 1986
N667 53447 53531 Listed at NH - May-88
N667 53447 53531 Noted circa Jul-88
CH610 53447 53531 Listed at CH - 14/10/89
CH610 53447 53531 Listed at CH - mid May-90

Modifications

Oct-86 - Window Bars Fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 21st December 1987

53531 seems to have larger than normal numbers when seen at Manchester Victoria on 21/12/87. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 15th August 1989

Set number: CH610

CH610 M53531 + M53447 pass Romiley box on 2H60 11:00 Man Picc to New Mills Central, 15-8-89, "in the days when I was a train booking lad in the box!" says Kev. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 18th August 1989

Set number: CH610

104 Set CH610 awaits its Driver as departure time nears for the 14:22 Llandudno - Blaenau Ffestiniog at Llandudno on Friday 18th August 1989. Note 104 Set CH 606 (white roof) tucked away to the left. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 30th August 1989

Set number: CH610

Class 104 set CH610 (53531 + 53447) approaches Deganwy at 12:25 on Wednesday 30th August 1989. Colin Brooks.

DMU

Date: 2nd September 1989

Set number: CH610

CH610 53531 + M53447 are seen departing away from Greenbank on 10:02 Warrington Central to Chester, 2-9-89. Robert Simpson.

DMU

Date: 21st September 1989

Set number: CH610

Class 104 set CH610 (M53531 + M53447) is seen at Llandudno on September 21, 1989. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 17th May 1990

Set number: CH610

CH610 M53531 + M53447 stand failed in the Platform 1 neck end at Manchester Piccadilly, 17-5-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 31st May 1990

Set number: CH610

CH610 53531 + M53447 on Chester Depot, 31-5-90. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 3rd February 1991

Set number: CH610

CH610 (M53531 + M53447) is seen stored at Derby Etches Park alsongside M53499 on the 3rd February 1991. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

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.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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