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Vehicle 59152

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


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 50444 during this period are:

Sep-57 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Jan-58 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
4w/e 01/07/61 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 30/04/66 Transferred to 2H (Monument Lane)
4w/e 05/11/66 Transferred to 16C (Derby Etches Park)

Allocations for 59152:

Jan-71 Listed at 16C (Derby Etches Park)
13/09/81 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
10/06/84 Transferred to BX (Buxton) - Noted there since Dec-83
11/05/86 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
08/06/86 Transferred to BX (Buxton)
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05/05/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PCHX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:

50444 59152 50496 As delivered to 5B - September 1957
53420 59152 53474 Noted 27/01/85
BX480 53420 59152 53474 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX480 53420 59152 53474 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
BX480 53626 59152 53636 Listed at Buxton - Summer 1986
BX371 53925 59152 52039 Formation change - BX - p/e 17/06/88 - 59152 added (ex-spare)
BX371 53925 59152 52039 Noted circa Jul-88

No images of the vehicle available.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 27th January 1985

On a snowy winters day Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu headed by the first of the class, M53420 with M59152, M53474, stand in my home village of Furness Vale, with a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service, 27th January 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 9th March 1985

Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu (M53420, M59152, M53474) breezes through Heaton Chapel with a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service, overtaking 25kv class 304 emu 304013 as it slows for its station stop. 9th March 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


Date: 14th July 1985

Set number: BX484

Class 104 set BX484 at Llandudno on 14/7/85 with 'Stockport' on the destination blind. There is another set behind. From the left the vehicles are: M53431, M59137, M53496, M53420, M59152 and M53474. Kenneth Leiper.


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