Type: Low Density
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Engines: Leyland 150hp
Lot Number: 30290
|Apr-57||New to||9A (Longsight)|
|Sep-57||Transferred to||9D (Buxton)|
|Sep-63||Depot code change||9L (Buxton)|
|May-73||Depot code change||BX (Buxton)|
|27/04/86||Transferred to||NH (Newton Heath)|
|11/05/86||Withdrawn from||NH (Newton Heath)|
50420 - original number
53420 - from 1983 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
|50420||59132||50424||As delivered to - Apr-57|
|50420||59132||50424||Noted 20th April 1957|
|BX480||53420||59152||53474||Listed at BX - circa Jul-85|
|BX480||53420||59152||53474||Listed at BX - circa Dec-85|
|53420||53427||Formation change - NH - Mar-86|
An official image of M50420 + M59132 + M50424, probably at Wirksworth. British Railways.
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.
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.
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.