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Vehicle 59155


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 50447 during this period are:

Sep-57 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Jan-58 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 59155:

Jan-71 Listed at 16C (Derby Etches Park)
13/09/81 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
circa Dec-83 Transferred to BX (Buxton)
19/03/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PMSX
23/10/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50447 59155 50499 As delivered to 5B - September 1957
EP471 50445 59155 50447 Noted circa Jun-69
EP474 50447 59155 50499 Noted circa Jun-69
53594 59155 53514 Noted 16/04/84
BX496 51947 59155 52062 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
51947 59155 52062 Noted 07/07/85
BX496 51947 59155 52062 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
BX496 51947 59155 52062 Noted 23/02/86
51950 59155 52062 Listed at Buxton - Summer 1986
51950 59155 52062 Noted circa Jul-88
CH371 53925 59155 52039 Noted 13/05/89
CH371 53925 59155 52039 Listed at CH - 14/10/89

No images of the vehicle available.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 16th April 1984

The Class 104 on the right consists of M53594 M59155 M53514, seen at Buxton on 16/04/1984, with set BX485 on the left. Graeme Phillips Collection.

DMU

Date: 4th November 1985

Set number: BX496

BX496 a 3 car Buxton allocated Derby built class 108 dmu with a class 104 trailer car, comprising of M52062 + M59155 + M51947, climbs the 1-60 bank up towards Norbury Hollow level crossing with a Manchester Piccadilly - Buxton working, 4th November 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 23rd November 1985

Set number: BX496

Buxton allocated Derby built 1960 class 108 dmu BX496 (M52062 + M59155 + M51947) is seen at rest on it's home depot, 23rd November 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 23rd February 1986

Set number: BX496

With Disley showing on the blind, Buxton based Derby class 108 dmu BX496 with it's BRC&W center car (M51947 + M59155 + M52062) slows for the Chapel-en-le-Frith stop on 23rd February 1986. The line between Disley and Hazel Grove was closed every Sunday around this time for the construction of the Hazel Grove Cord. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 13th May 1989

Set number: CH371

CH371 (but with BX371 on a board in the window!) M53925 + M59155 + M52039 depart New Mills Newtown on the 08:22 Piccadlliy to Buxton, 13-5-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 3rd September 1989

Set number: CH371

CH371 M52039 + M59155 + M53925 and CH257 M54485 + M51902 and CH256 M54231 + M51901 on 1T40, the 08:15 Stockport to Carlisle special charter at Stockport on 3-9-89. 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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