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Vehicle 50474 / 53474


Class 104

BR Diagram 556

Builder: BRC&W
Type: Low Density
Length: 57ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Transmission: Mechanical
Lot Number: 30293
Diagram: 556

Allocations

4w/e 22/02/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
Apr-63 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
3w/e 31/10/64 Transferred to 9D (Newton Heath)
May-73Depot code changeNH (Newton Heath)
circa Jan-85 Transferred to BX (Buxton)
27/04/86 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
10/11/88 Stored S. CP PSPX
09/03/89 Withdrawn from CP PXXZ

Notes

P2/85 - When transferred NH - BX P2/85 appears to still be as 50474 not 53474.

1st January 1988 - Has window bars

1st January 1988 - Has B & W cab

27th December 1988 - Seen at Crewe carriage shed

January 1989 - Seen stored in Crewe carriage sidings

April 1989 - Cut up in Vic Berry's yard

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50474 - original number
53474 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50474 59182 50526 As delivered to 5B - 4w/e 22/02/58
50474 59182 50526 Transfer to 9D - 3w/e 31/10/64
53420 59152 53474 Noted 27/01/85
BX480 53420 59152 53474 Listed at BX - circa Jul-85
BX480 53420 59152 53474 Listed at BX - circa Dec-85
53474 54495 Formation change - NH - circa Apr-86
53474 53427 Listed at NH - Summer 1986
53474 53427 Noted 15th October 1986
53474 53427 Noted 3rd September 1987
53474 53427 Noted 11th October 1987
53474 53427 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N674 53474 53427 Listed at NH - March 1988
N674 53474 53427 Listed at NH - May 1988
N674 53474 53427 Listed at NH - May-88
N674 53474 53427 Noted circa Jul-88
N674 53474 53427 Noted circa Jul-88
N674 53474 53427 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988

Modifications

Feb-72 - AWS fitted

Images:

DMU

Date: 27th January 1985

Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu DMBS car M53474 has just cleared the level crossing at Furness Vale, whilst in the consist of a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service, 27th January 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: unknown

Set number: N674

At Stockport with the 12:30 to Stalybridge is N674, which included 53474. Date unknown. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1989

Set number: N674

M53474 (N674), M53501 (N691) Vic Berrys, Leicester 16-4-89. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 27th January 1985

On a snowy winters day Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu headed by the first of the class, M53420 with M59152, M53474, stand in my home village of Furness Vale, with a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service, 27th January 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 9th March 1985

Buxton based BRC&W class 104 dmu (M53420, M59152, M53474) breezes through Heaton Chapel with a Buxton-Manchester Piccadilly service, overtaking 25kv class 304 emu 304013 as it slows for its station stop. 9th March 1985. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 14th July 1985

Set number: BX484

Class 104 set BX484 at Llandudno on 14/7/85 with 'Stockport' on the destination blind. There is another set behind. From the left the vehicles are: M53431, M59137, M53496, M53420, M59152 and M53474. Kenneth Leiper.

DMU

Date: 30th January 1988

Newton Heath depot contains two Class 104s and many Pacers on January 30, 1988. Closest is M53427 + M53474, at the rear is a mixed livery set. Hamish Stevenson.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1989

Set number: N691

M53501 (N691), M53474 (N674), 47103 at Vic Berrys, Leicester 16-4-89. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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