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Vehicle 50398

Class 103

BR Diagram 635

Builder: Park Royal
Type: Low-Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30286
Diagram: 635


w/e 28/02/58 New to 6G (Llandudno Junction)
May-58 Transferred to 3C (Ryecroft)
Jun-60Depot code change21F (Ryecroft)
Sep-63Depot code change2G (Ryecroft)
w/e 07/01/67 Transferred to 6A (Chester)
May-73Depot code changeCH (Chester)
Dec-82 Withdrawn from CH (Chester)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

50398 56153 As delivered to 6G - February 1958
CR207 50398 56357 Noted 06/08/72



Date: 25th June 1961

A view that shows the inner end of a Class 103 DMBS, M50398 is seen on the 9.40am Rugby Midland - Birmingham New Street leaving Beechwood Tunnel on June 25th, 1961. Michael Mensing.

The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:


Date: 28th April 1979

The details supplied with this image note the vehicles as M50398 (leading)+ M50409. Did a Class 103 set run with two DMBSs (or were there also two DTCs?) Seen at Welshpool on the 28th April 1979. Robert Frise.


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