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Vehicle 59149


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 50441 during this period are:

Aug-57 New to 9D (Buxton)
Sep-57 Transferred to 5A (Crewe North)
Dec-57 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 01/07/61 Transferred to 18A (Toton)
4w/e 29/12/62 Transferred to 17A (Derby Etches Park)
Sep-63Depot code change16C (Derby Etches Park)
3w/e 02/10/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)

Allocations for 59149:

Jan-71 Listed at 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
10/06/84 Transferred to BX (Buxton) - had apparently moved by Dec-83
19/03/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PMSX
05/05/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PCHX

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50441 59149 50493 As delivered to 9D - August 1957
BX497 51950 59149 52065 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX497 51950 59149 52065 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
51945 59149 52060 Listed at Buxton - Summer 1986
51945 59149 52060 Noted 19th August 1986
51945 59149 52060 Noted 30th November 1986
BX378 51945 59149 52060 Noted circa Jul-88

Modifications

Dec-71 - Friction Control Springs Removed

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 9th March 1985

Scuttling down the 1 in 60 decent between Disley and Hazel Grove with a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service, is Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu (M53507, M59149, unknown DMBS) seen as it heads towards the short Middlewood Tunnel which takes the railway underneath the Macclesfield Canal. 9th March 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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