Builder: Park Royal
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: AEC 150hp
Lot Number: 30286
|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-60||Depot code change||21F (Ryecroft)|
|Sep-63||Depot code change||2G (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-73||Depot code change||CH (Chester)|
|p/e 19/02/83||Withdrawn from||CH (Chester)|
|50409||56164||As delivered to 5B - August 1958|
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.
Class 103 50409 + 56150 at Crewe on April 12th, 1977. It carries a Chester set number in the cab window - possibly CR209. Rex Holt.
A Class 103 and 108 at Machynlleth Depot. Date unknown, but likely late 1970s-early 1980s. Graeme Phillips Collection.
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.