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Vehicle 56186 / 54186


Class 104

BR Diagram 581

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30405
Diagram: 581

Allocations

16/05/58 New to 50A (York)
2w/e 31/05/58 Transferred to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
3w/e 30/08/58 Transferred to 51A (Darlington)
09/11/58 Transferred to 56G (Bradford Hammerton St)
2w/e 04/04/59 Transferred to South Gosforth
3w/e 02/07/60 Transferred to 50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
Feb-72 On loan to 9A (Longsight) - 'to ease the electrical load during the power crisis'
Feb-72 Ex-loan back to 50C (Hull Botanic Gardens)
May-73Depot code changeBG (Hull Botanic Gardens)
w/e 13/12/75 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
w/e 29/04/79 Transferred to SF (Stratford)
w/e 15/06/80 Transferred to NR (Norwich)
13/06/82 Transferred to LO (Longsight)
21/02/84 Withdrawn from LO (Longsight)

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56186 - original number
54186 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50595 56186 As delivered to 50A - 16th May 1958
50595 56186 Transfer to 56G - 2w/e 31/05/58
50595 56186 Transfer to 51A - 3w/e 30/08/58
50595 56186 Transfer to 56G - 09/11/58
50595 56186 Transfer to South Gosforth - 2w/e 04/04/59
50595 56186 Transfer to 50C - 3w/e 02/07/60
50597 56186 Transfer to NR - w/e 13/12/75
50595 56186 Transfer to NR - w/e 15/06/80
40 51266 56186 Noted 04/05/81
50594 56186 Transfer to LO - 13/06/82

Images:

DMU

Date: 4th May 1981

Set number: 40

Hybrid DMU formed of a Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Co. built class 104 driving trailer E56186 and Cravens built Class 105/2 motor unit E51266 forming a Peterborough station to Nene Valley Railway shuttle service on 4th May 1981. Gordon Edgar.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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