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Vehicle 50409

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


Aug-58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
4w/e 29/11/58 Transferred to 3C (Ryecroft)
4w/e 27/12/58 Transferred to 1C (Watford)
5w/e 31/01/59 Transferred to 3C (Ryecroft)
Jun-60Depot code change21F (Ryecroft)
Sep-63Depot code change2G (Ryecroft)
w/e 10/10/64 Transferred to 6A (Chester)
w/e 16/12/64 Transferred to 2G (Ryecroft)
w/e 07/01/67 Transferred to 6A (Chester)
May-73Depot code changeCH (Chester)
p/e 19/02/83 Withdrawn from CH (Chester)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:

50409 56164 As delivered to 5B - August 1958



Date: 10th July 1966

A Park Royal set with DMBS M50409 at the front appearing to be recently repainted. Seen near Arley and Fillongley working a Birmingham New Street - Rugby local service on July 10, 1966, diverted for electrification works to Coventry via Nuneaton. Michael Mensing.


Date: 12th April 1977

Class 103 50409 + 56150 at Crewe on April 12th, 1977. It carries a Chester set number in the cab window - possibly CR209. Rex Holt.


Date: unknown

A Class 103 and 108 at Machynlleth Depot. Date unknown, but likely late 1970s-early 1980s. Graeme Phillips Collection.


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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