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Vehicle 50556 / 53556


Class 104

BR Diagram 580

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: 30298
Diagram: 580

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50556 - original number
53556 - from Dec-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Images:

DMU

Date: 25th May 1987

Set number: 457

Class 104 set 457 enters Falkirk Grahamston station on May 25th 1987. Formed M53556 + M59228 + M53504, it is working the 20:31 to Glasgow Queen Street. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Set number: 457

Set 457 heads out of Edinburgh Waverley on the 7th May 1988 formed 53504, 59228 and 53556 on the rear. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Set number: 457

Class 104 set 457 (53556 + 59228 + 53504) emerges from the tunnel into Glasgow Queen Street station on the 7th May 1988. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Set number: 457

Class 104 set 457 (53556 + 59228 + 53504) emerges from the tunnel into Glasgow Queen Street station on the 7th May 1988. Dennis Taylor.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

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: 28th July 1986

53504 with 59228 and 53556 at Blackpool North station on the 28th July 1986. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 7th May 1988

Set number: 457

53504, 59228 and 53556 in Edinburgh Waverley on the 7th May 1988. Dennis Taylor.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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