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Vehicle 59148


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 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)

Allocations for 59148:

Jan-71 Listed at 9D (Newton Heath)
Dec-72 Transferred to 9L (Buxton)
May-73Depot code changeBX (Buxton)
19/03/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PMSX
23/10/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Notes

10/05/59 - Noted receiving attention in Horwich Works were M50440, 50495, 50772, 50805, 59148, 79078, 79080 and 79627.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


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
53421 59148 53487 Noted 26/01/85
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
53930 59148 52056 Noted 16th November 1987
BX372 53930 59148 52056 Listed at BX - May 1988
BX372 52056 59148 53930 Noted circa Jul-88

Images:

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1986

Class 104 centre car M59148 at Buxton on the 3rd September 1986. Surface Stock.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 26th January 1985

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.

DMU

Date: 17th August 1985

Set number: BX481

A six-car set, headed by set BX481 and M53421 (presumably with M59148 + M53487), enters Manchester Piccadilly on 17/8/85. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 22nd December 1985

Set number: BX481

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.

DMU

Date: 15th September 1988

Set number: BX372

Class 108/104 hybrid set BX372 (presumably M53930 + M59148 + M52056) departs from Manchester Piccadilly on September 15, 1988. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 13th May 1989

Set number: CH372

CH372 (M53930 + M59148 + M52056) arrives at New Mills Newtown on the 07:45 Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton on 13-5-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 14th May 1989

Set number: CH376

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.

DMU

Date: 9th December 1989

Set number: CH609

M53520, M53468, M53306, 53472, E53195, M59207, M53466, E53263, M53425, M59155, M59183, M59148, 53541 withdrawn at Chester station sidings, 9/12/89. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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