Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30295
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 50440 during this period are:
|Jul-57||New to||9A (Longsight)|
|Sep-57||Transferred to||5A (Crewe North)|
|Nov-57||Transferred to||9A (Longsight)|
|4w/e 01/07/61||Transferred to||5A (Crewe North)|
|Apr-63||Transferred to||5D (Stoke)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||2H (Monument Lane)|
|w/e 07/01/67||Transferred to||2A (Tyseley)|
|2w/e 18/03/67||Transferred to||16C (Derby Etches Park)|
|2w/e 09/03/68||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|Jan-71||Listed at||9D (Newton Heath)|
|Dec-72||Transferred to||9L (Buxton)|
|May-73||Depot code change||BX (Buxton)|
|19/03/89||Transferred to||CH (Chester) PMSX|
|23/10/89||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester) PZQZ|
10/05/59 - Noted receiving attention in Horwich Works were M50440, 50495, 50772, 50805, 59148, 79078, 79080 and 79627.
|50440||59148||50492||As delivered to 9A - July 1957|
|50440||59148||50492||Transfer to 9A - Nov-57|
|50440||59148||50492||Transfer to 9L - 5w/e 06/01/73|
|BX481||53421||59148||53487||Listed at BX - circa Jul-85 - with white roof domes|
|BX481||53421||59148||53487||Listed at BX - circa Dec-85|
|53930||59148||51563||Listed at Buxton - Summer 1986|
|BX372||52056||59148||53930||Noted circa Jul-88|
Class 104 centre car M59148 at Buxton on the 3rd September 1986. Surface Stock.
On the approach to Manchester Piccadilly is Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu M53421, M59148, M53487 arriving with a service from Buxton, 26th January 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
A six-car set, headed by set BX481 and M53421 (presumably with M59148 + M53487), enters Manchester Piccadilly on 17/8/85. Malcolm Clements.
A White roofed Buxton based BRC&W class 104 3 car dmu BX481 (M53421 + M59148 + M53487), climbs the 1-60 bank up towards Norbury Hollow level crossing whilst working a Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton service, 22nd December 1985. These units truly worked nationwide, but it was the Buxton route which they became synonymous with. Andrew J Crowther.
Class 108/104 hybrid set BX372 (presumably M53930 + M59148 + M52056) departs from Manchester Piccadilly on September 15, 1988. Rex Holt.
CH372 (M53930 + M59148 + M52056) arrives at New Mills Newtown on the 07:45 Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton on 13-5-89. Kevin Dowd.
CH376 (M52064 + M59183 + M51941) with CH372 (M52056 + M59148 + M53930) at Buxton on 14-5-89, the day before Sprinterisation of The Spa Line. 37 411 is on the TMD. Kevin Dowd.
M53520, M53468, M53306, 53472, E53195, M59207, M53466, E53263, M53425, M59155, M59183, M59148, 53541 withdrawn at Chester station sidings, 9/12/89. Kevin Dowd.