Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30294
|w/e 05/10/57||New to||9A (Longsight)|
|Dec-57||Transferred to||5D (Stoke)|
|3w/e 30/04/66||Transferred to||9A (Longsight)|
|4w/e 04/02/67||Transferred to||9D (Newton Heath)|
|May-73||Depot code change||NH (Newton Heath)|
|circa Dec-83||Withdrawn from||NH (Newton Heath)|
|06/01/84||Reinstated||AY (Ayr)||- cover for AY fire damaged vehicles|
|Feb-87||Stored U.||FY (Falkland Yard)|
|Mar-87||Withdrawn from||AY (Ayr)||- also noted as 26/04/88|
11th January 1984 - Seen still carrying yellow first-class band in plain blue livery
20th February 1984 - Seen still carrying yellow first-class band in plain blue livery
14th May 1984 - Seen in blue/grey livery
12th February 1987 - Seen at Falkland Yard
29th April 1987 - Seen at Falkland Yard
1st January 1988 - At Falkland Yard
50505 - original number
53505 - from Jan-84 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50453||59161||50505||As delivered to 9A - w/e 05/10/57|
|50423||59161||50505||Noted 14th February 1981 - part of 6-car Rossendale Farewell special|
|51234||59783||53505||Noted 11th January 1984|
|53207||54408||53505||Noted 20th February 1984|
|104450||53452||59225||53505||Noted 14th May 1984|
|104450||53452||59784||53505||Listed at AY - 17/06/84|
|104450||53452||59786||53505||Noted 4th August 1984|
|104450||53452||59225||53505||Listed at AY - 25/03/85|
|53505||59215||52030||Noted 1st April 1986|
|53505||59215||52030||Noted 2nd April 1986|
|104450||53452||59225||53505||Listed at Ayr - Summer 1986|
|105550||53377||59805||53505||Formed at AY circa Jul-86|
|53377||59805||53505||Noted 9th July 1986|
|550||53377||59805||53505||Listed at Ayr - August 1986|
|550||53377||59805||53505||Noted 8th August 1986|
|53377||59805||53505||Noted 28th August 1986|
|104451||53473||59559||53505||Formation change - circa Nov-86 - 53505 replaces 53525|
|107427||51987||59063||53505||Formation change - circa Dec-86|
circa Dec-72 - AWS fitted
A three-car BRCW set enters Spon Lane station on August 22, 1959, led by M50505. Michael Mensing.
104450 (with presumably 53505 closest) at Haymarket depot with an open day shuttle for the 'ScotRail Festival' in August 1985. S Saunders.
BRC&W DMS SC53505 on the rear of a hybrid set arriving into Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.
BRC&W DMS SC53505 leads a hybrid set out of Edinburgh Waverley in 1986. S Saunders.
A blue/grey Class 104 - probably Sc53505 - enters Glasgow Central circa 1986. Andrew McConnell.
The Rossendale Farewell railtour seen at Bury Bolton Street, formed of M50794 (105 DMC), M59207 (104 TS), M50761 (105 DMBS) and M50453 (104 DMBS), M59161 (104 TC), M50505 (104 DMC). 14/2/81. Andy Pullar.
Plenty of locals have turned out to greet the last BR train to traverse the line from Bury to Rawtenstall, 'The Rossendale Farewell' Railtour, from Manchester Victoria on February 14th 1981. This was the scene at Ramsbottom, at around 1.30pm on the outward journey, as the six-car DMU set paused for the level crossing gates to be opened by the train crew. Cravens Class 105 M50794 brings up the rear, the other vehicles were 59207, 50761 and M50453, M59161, M50505. The Newton Heath allocated Cravens DMU's were frequent visitors to the route until the regular passenger services ceased on June 3rd 1972. Martyn Hilbert.
Hybrid class 107/104 DMU unit No.107438 (52030 + 59215 + 53505) and class 107 unit No107437 (with 52021 leading) at Ayr station shortly before energisation of the overhead electrification on 23rd March 1986. Gordon Edgar.