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Vehicle 59183


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 50475 during this period are:

4w/e 22/02/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
May-58 Transferred to 3E (Monument Lane)
4w/e 29/11/58 Transferred to 18A (Toton)
4w/e 29/12/62 Transferred to 17A (Derby Etches Park)
Sep-63Depot code change16C (Derby Etches Park)
4w/e 02/01/65 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)

Allocations for 59183:

Jan-71 Listed at 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
04/02/83 Transferred to BX (Buxton)
19/03/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PMSX
23/10/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Notes

1st January 1988 - In blue & grey livery and internally refurbished

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50475 59183 50527 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/02/58
50475 59183 50524 Noted 03/08/79
BX486 53459 59183 53427 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX486 53459 59183 53427 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
53933 59183 51566 Formation change - BX - circa Mar-86
53933 59183 51566 Listed at Buxton - Summer 1986
BX374 51568 59183 51935 Noted circa Jul-88
CH376 51941 59183 52064 Noted 13/05/89
51941 59183 52064 Noted 31/05/89
CH375 51938 59183 52065 Listed at CH - 14/10/89

Images:

DMU

Date: 20th May 1988

Class 104 center car 59183 is seen with Class 108 power cars. Taken in Buxton station on the 20th May 1988. Ian Francis.

DMU

Date: 30th October 1989

M59183 stands withdrawn at Chester, minus its seats, 30-10-89. Robert Simpson.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 3rd August 1979

Blackpool North was a frequent haunt for Class 104s. In the station when this shot was taken on the 3rd August 1979 were 50524 + 59183 + 50475, 50504 + 59160 + 50452, 50477 + 59185 + 50529 and 50517 + 59173 + 50465. Robert Frise.

DMU

Date: 1989

Set number: CH376

Class 108 set CH376 (presumably 51941 + 59183 + 52064) at Plumley in 1989. John Law.

DMU

Date: 13th May 1989

Set number: CH376

CH376 (M52064 + M59183 + M51941) approach New Mills Newtown on the 08:22 Buxton to Piccadilly, 13-5-89. The two power cars were preserved on the Severn Valley Railway, and the center car is one of the few Class 104 cars to be painted blue/grey. 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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