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Vehicle 50541 / 53541


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: 30296
Diagram: 556

Allocations

3w/e 17/05/58 New to 5B (Crewe South)
4w/e 03/06/61 Transferred to 21F (Ryecroft)
w/e 10/10/64 Transferred to 6A (Chester)
w/e 06/02/65 Transferred to 6G (Llandudno Junction)
w/e 06/02/65 Transferred to 5D (Stoke)
Dec-65 Transferred to 9A (Longsight)
May-73Depot code changeLO (Longsight)
circa Feb-82 Transferred to BY (Bletchley)
07/12/86 Transferred to CW (Cricklewood)
10/05/87 Transferred to OO (Old Oak Common)
25/06/87 Transferred to NH (Newton Heath)
14/05/89 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
23/10/89 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PZQZ

Notes

14/05/84 - For the opening of the new Bedford St Johns station 53541 / 56183 were turned out in immaculate condition, including white roof domes.

24th September 1989 - Seen withdrawn at Chester depot

24th September 1989 - Seen withdrawn in Chester station sidings

19th October 1989 - Listed as withdrawn/out of use

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

50541 - original number
53541 - from Jul-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50541 56184 As delivered to 5B - 3w/e 17/05/58
53541 56183 Noted 14/05/84
53541 54182 Noted 21/07/85
53541 53522 Listed at NH - 1st January 1988
N679 53541 53522 Listed at NH - March 1988
53541 53522 Noted 15th March 1988
N679 53541 53522 Noted 4th April 1988
N679 53541 53522 Listed at NH - May 1988
N679 53541 53522 Listed at NH - May-88
N679 53541 53522 Noted circa Jul-88
N679 53541 53522 Listed at NH - 16th July 1988
N679 53541 53522 Noted 6th September 1988
N679 53541 53522 Noted 18th September 1988
N679 53541 53522 Noted 12th April 1989
N679 53541 53522 Noted 10th May 1989
N679 53541 53522 Noted 10th May 1989
CH616 53541 53522 Listed at CH - 1st July 1989

Images:

DMU

Date: 14th April 1984

M53541 leads a BRCW class 104 DMU into Bedford St Johns station on 14th April 1984. Paul James.

DMU

Date: 25th November 1984

53541 is seen at Leicester on the 25th November 1984. Dennis Taylor.

DMU

Date: 20th January 1986

Two Class 104 DMBS vehicles, 53541 closest, form the 2.00pm Barking - Gospel Oak service at Leytonstone High Road on January 20, 1986. Michael Mensing.

DMU

Date: 9th May 1989

Set number: N679

A two car Newton Heath allocated BRC&W class 104 dmu N679 (53541, 53522), approaches New Mills South Junction whilst working a Sheffield-Manchester Piccadilly stopping service, over the Hope Valley line on 9th May 1989. Andrew J Crowther.

DMU

Date: 10th February 1990

53541 at Vic Berry's on the 10th February 1990. Surface Stock.

DMU

Date: 29th April 1990

Remains of 53541, 20183, S76283 at Vic Berrys, Leicester, 29-4-90. Kevin Dowd.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 24th October 1987

Complete with a Network South East logo on the bodyside, a Class 104 formed of cars 53522 & 53541 was stood at Lostock Hall with the 11.05 Blackpool South to Colne Service on October 24th 1987. The station here opened in 1984, replacing an earlier station situated on the other side of the bridge, which had closed in 1969. Martyn Hilbert.

DMU

Date: 16th April 1988

Set number: N679

53522 (and presumably 53541) is seen as part of N679 at Manchester Oxford Road on the 16th April 1988. Gazza Prescott.

DMU

Date: 15th September 1988

Set number: N679

Class 104 N679 (53522 + 53541) with another set at Manchester Victoria on 15/9/88. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 17th October 1989

Withdrawn Class 104 and 101 DMU vehicles alongside Chester station, Class 104 DMBS 53468 second from right 17-10-89ish. The line on 9/12/89 was: 53520, 53468, 53306, 53472, 53195, 59207, 53466, 53263, 53425, 59155, 59183, 59148 and 53541. On Tour With the Class 13 Army.

DMU

Date: 9th December 1989

Set number: CH609

M53520, M53468, M53306, 53472, E53195, M59207, M53466, E53263, M53425, M59155, M59183, M59148, 53541 withdrawn at Chester station sidings, 9/12/89. Kevin Dowd.

                                                                                                                                                                             


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