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Vehicle 59144


Class 104

BR Diagram 582

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30295
Diagram: 582

Allocations

LMR didn't publish trailer car details until late in 1968. Although not 100% reliable, if it is assumed that the trailers remained with the same power cars, the allocations for 50436 during this period are:

Jul-57 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Oct-57 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
w/e 01/10/60 Transferred to 9D (Buxton)
Sep-63Depot code change9L (Buxton)
w/e 06/11/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
3w/e 30/04/66 On loan to 9A (Longsight)
3w/e 02/07/66 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 04/02/67 Transferred to 9L (Buxton)

Allocations for 59144:

by May-68 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
May-80 Transferred to LO (Longsight)
circa 10/83 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
08/11/83 Transferred to BX (Buxton)
19/03/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PMSX
14/05/89 Transferred to NL (Neville Hill) PNLX
p/e 07/10/89 Sector Change to PZQZ
23/10/89 Withdrawn from NL (Neville Hill) PZQZ

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50436 59144 50488 As delivered to 5B - July 1957
50459 59144 50511 Noted 16/11/68
50459 59144 50511 Noted 07/08/82
53598 59144 53542 Noted 20/01/85
BX488 53598 59144 53542 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX488 53598 59144 53542 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
53925 59144 51565 Formation change - BX - 2w/e 14/05/86
53925 59144 51565 Listed at Buxton - Summer 1986
53925 59144 52065 Noted 30th November 1986
53925 59144 52065 Formation change - BX - circa Dec-86
BX370 53626 59144 53636 Listed at BX - May 1988
BX370 53626 59144 53636 Noted circa Jul-88

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 7th August 1982

Cars M50514 + M59166 + M50458 / M50511 + M59144 + M50459 call at Llandudno Junction with the 09"59 Stockport - Llandudno, 7th August 1982. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 20th January 1985

Buxton based BRC&W class 104 3 car dmu M53598, M59144, M53542, is seen at Bankend between Furness Vale and New Mills Newtown, whilst working a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service. 20th January 1985 Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 9th March 1985

Having just left Middlewood station on the 1in60 climb to Disley, Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu (M53542, M59144, M53598) emerges from the short Middlewood Tunnel which takes the railway underneath the Macclesfield Canal. 9th March 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 30th November 1985

Set number: BX488

With the Buxton tracks having been temporary slewed, two Buxton allocated BRC&W class 104 dmu's are about to pass each other, working the Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton services on 30th November 1985. The cord track bed is now in place it wont be long before the track on the cord is in place as well, providing a link between the old Midland Rly that crosses the bridge and the L&NW Rly, an idea that was first proposed in 1902, the cord opened for traffic on the 12th May 1986. BX488 presumably contains 53542 59144 53598. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 11th May 1990

E78971, 78719, 59144, 51458, 51812 and 51520 are seen outside Vic Berrys on May 11, 1990. Surface Stock.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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